The 2016 World Series of Mahjong Main Event in Macau will be postponed to Q2, 2017. The event will still be held at The Venetian Macao Resort, and new dates will be announced soon.
The 2016 WSOM will feature the Main Event World Championship mahjong tournament with a buy-in of HK$8,888 (US$1,150) + HK$775 (US$100) registration fee. The tournament is open to any mahjong player who is at least 21 years of age. Proof of age will be required.
Prize money will be based on the number of entrants in each tournament. 100% of the prize pool will be paid out.
Prize money will be paid to the top 32 places in the main tournament.