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'''Ryuukyoku''' is also known as the "exhaustive draw".  Sometimes, all the tiles aside from the [[dead wall]] are drawn, and no player manages to produce a winning hand.  In this case, the hand ends in a draw. In this case, player(s) ''tenpai'' receive points from those in ''noten''. A hand in ''tenpai'' is one that needs just one more tile, either by draw (''tsumo'') or discard (''ron'') to win. However, that needed tile was never claimed. Nearly 40% of professional games go to an exhaustive draw due to players immediately dropping out of the race when a player declares ''riichi''.
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'''Ryuukyoku''' is also known as an '''exhaustive draw'''.  Sometimes, all the tiles aside from the [[dead wall]] are drawn, and no player manages to produce a winning hand.  In this case, the hand ends in a draw.
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In this case, players in [[tenpai]] receive points from those in ''noten'', i.e., players not in tenpai.
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Nearly 40% of professional games go to an exhaustive draw due to players immediately dropping out of the race when a player declares [[riichi]].
  
 
==Tenpai==
 
==Tenpai==
  
Examples of tenpai hands:
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{{Main|Tenpai}}
* {{#mjt:123p456m888s1155z}}
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{{#mjt:123p456m888s1155z}} is tenpai, waiting on {{#mjt:1z}} or {{#mjt:5z}}.
  
Examples of noten hands:
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{{#mjt:359p457m113s1277z}} is noten.
* {{#mjt:359p457m113s1277z}}
 
  
 
==Point exchanges==
 
==Point exchanges==
No matter what, the total exchange of 3,000 points are evenly split between among the ''tenpai'' players from the ''noten'' players. Any leftover ''riichi'' bets on the table are placed near the counters until collected by the winner of a hand.
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If some players are tenpai and some are not, a total exchange of 3,000 points are evenly split between among the ''tenpai'' players from the ''noten'' players.
  
 
Point exchanges are as follows:
 
Point exchanges are as follows:
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* 0 players in tenpai: No points exchanged.
 
* 0 players in tenpai: No points exchanged.
 
* 1 player in tenpai: All players in noten pays 1,000 points to the tenpai player.
 
* 1 player in tenpai: All players in noten pays 1,000 points to the tenpai player.
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* 4 players in tenpai: No points exchanged.
 
* 4 players in tenpai: No points exchanged.
  
If the dealer is not in tenpai, then the dealer indicator moves to the right; and that player becomes the new dealer. If the dealer is in tenpai, then the dealer indicator remains. For both cases, the count for [[honba]] increases by 1.
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== Hand progression ==
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Any leftover ''riichi'' bets on the table are placed near the counters until collected by the winner of a hand.
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The count for [[honba]] increases by 1.
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If the dealer is not in tenpai, then the seat winds rotate normally. If the dealer is in tenpai, the seat wins remain the same for the next hand.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
[[Category:Terminology]]
 
[[Category:Terminology]]
 
[[Category:Game rules]]
 
[[Category:Game rules]]

Revision as of 13:26, 3 August 2013

Ryuukyoku is also known as an exhaustive draw. Sometimes, all the tiles aside from the dead wall are drawn, and no player manages to produce a winning hand. In this case, the hand ends in a draw.

In this case, players in tenpai receive points from those in noten, i.e., players not in tenpai.

Nearly 40% of professional games go to an exhaustive draw due to players immediately dropping out of the race when a player declares riichi.

Tenpai

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Tile-3p.pngTile-5p.pngTile-9p.pngTile-4m.pngTile-5m.pngTile-7m.pngTile-1s.pngTile-1s.pngTile-3s.pngTile-1z.pngTile-2z.pngTile-7z.pngTile-7z.png is noten.

Point exchanges

If some players are tenpai and some are not, a total exchange of 3,000 points are evenly split between among the tenpai players from the noten players.

Point exchanges are as follows:

  • 0 players in tenpai: No points exchanged.
  • 1 player in tenpai: All players in noten pays 1,000 points to the tenpai player.
  • 2 players in tenpai: Each player in noten pays 1,500 points, each player in tenpai receives 1,500 points.
  • 3 players in tenpai: The single player in noten plays 1,000 points to each player in tenpai.
  • 4 players in tenpai: No points exchanged.

Hand progression

Any leftover riichi bets on the table are placed near the counters until collected by the winner of a hand.

The count for honba increases by 1.

If the dealer is not in tenpai, then the seat winds rotate normally. If the dealer is in tenpai, the seat wins remain the same for the next hand.

External links