Mahjong is a simple yet skill-based game that is played in rounds by three or four players. Players need to understand a wide range of rules, including the value of cards, to help them make the best (legal) hand by the time they draw the 14th tile. A round may last up to five minutes.
Lebanon is a unique nation among its neighbors. Due to its multi-ethnic population, strong cultural ties to Europe and liberal political climate, it is a relatively friendly environment for gambling. Technically Casino du Liban, where the state holds the majority of shares, has a monopoly over gambling. But in practice, online casinos are tolerated.