Settling Scores

It is important to remember:

That every player always pays the player who has gone Mah Jongg.
The player who has gone Mah Jongg does not pay anybody else.
The East Wind player always pays or receives double.

To settle the scores first all players pay to the winner. If the winner is the East Wind player then all players pay double the winner's score, if the winner is another Wind player then all players pay the winner's score and the East Wind player pays double this score. The other players settle the difference of their respective scores and if the East Wind player loses then he or she settles double the difference.

Each of the three losers settle with each of the other two losers, by the player who scores the lower score of the two losing players paying the player with the higher score the difference between their scores. If the East Wind player is one of these losers then he or she has to pay double the difference.

East Wind Player goes Mah Jongg

The East Wind Player receives double the value of his or her score from each of the other three players, without the players deducting their score from this amount.

Example 1

If the East Wind Player goes Mah Jongg and the scores are as follows:

East Wind Player: 80 points
South Wind Player: 12 points
West Wind Player: 48 points
North Wind Player: 112 points

The East Wind player is paid double his score, 160, by the South, West and North Wind players. So in total the East Wind player will receive 480 points.
The remaining losing players (South/West/North) pay each other the difference in their scores.
The South Wind player pays to the West Wind player 48 - 12=36 points, and to the North Wind player 112 -12=100 points.
The West Wind player pays to the North Wind player 112 - 48=64 points.

Another Player goes Mah Jongg

This player will receive the value of his or her score from each of the other three players, without the players deducting their scores from this amount. The East Wind player pays the winner double the winner's score and settles double the difference between his or her score and each of the other two losing players scores.

Example 2

If the North Wind player goes Mah Jongg, and the initial scores are as follows:

East Wind Player: 80 points
South Wind Player: 12 points
West Wind Player: 48 points
North Wind Player: 112 points

The East Wind player pays the North Wind player double: 224.
The South and West Wind players each pay the North Wind player 112.
The North Wind player will therefore receive a total of 448 points.
The remaining losing players pay each other the difference in their scores.
The South Wind player pays the East Wind player double the difference 80 - 12=68 doubled is 136 points.
The West Wind player pays the East Wind player 80 - 48=32 doubled is 64 points.
And the South Wind player pays the West Wind player: 48 - 12=36 points.

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