1 FEBRUARY 2016, HONG KONG – World Mahjong Limited, owners and operators of the World Series of Mahjong have signed an agreement with Fairchild TV, the first Chinese media corporation to operate nationwide in Canada. Fairchild will broadcast the program produced by WSOM that feature the 2015 WSOM Championship Main Event held on December 5 and 6 in Macau at The Venetian Macao Resort. The program will be broadcast in early 2016.
More than 200,000 households across Canada watch Fairchild Television each day, roughly 70% of the whole Chinese population in Canada.
WSOM features the best mahjong players from around the world, all competing for cash prizes in an exhilarating tournament held in Asia’s entertainment capital.
“The 2015 World Series of Mahjong Championship marked an important step in our bid to organize the highest-quality mahjong tournament in the world,” said Mr. Jim Mehren, President of World Mahjong Limited. “Our broadcast agreement with Fairchild TV in Canada is a significant milestone in our plan to bring the event to a larger audience of mahjong enthusiasts, especially outside Asia in areas such as North America. We look forward to working closely with Fairchild TV to broaden the appeal of the World Series of Mahjong in Canada.”
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ABOUT THE WORLD SERIES OF MAHJONG:
The World Series of Mahjong is the first, true world championship mahjong tournament that offers a significant prize purse. The tournament is open to any participant of legal age, and is promoted throughout the world. The event is owned and operated by World Mahjong Ltd.
ABOUT WORLD MAHJONG LTD:
The World Series of Mahjong is owned and managed by World Mahjong Limited. World Mahjong Limited was founded by a team of international media and entertainment professionals who are based in the Greater China region and well-versed in the management of high-profile international sporting and entertainment events.
Fairchild TV or FTV, is a Canadian Cantonese language specialty channel. It is co-owned by majority owner Fairchild Media Group and Television Broadcasts Limited which owns 20% of the business.
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