Wednesday July 20, 2011 : NEW JAPANESE LICENSEE FOR MAHJONG LOGIC
 
Dora Mahjong to use "massive traffic and affiliate resources"
 
Isle of Man-based online mahjong software provider Mahjong Logic Ltd has signed up a new licensee targeting the Japanese market.
 
Dora Mahjong will establish its brand utilising "massive traffic and affiliate resources" in the country, a company spokesperson said.
 
With Mahjong being one of the most popular table games in Japan with 10 million players and over 10000 mahjong parlors combined with an internet penetration of 71.4 percent, the companies believe the market shows good potential for future growth.
 
Mahjong Logic will offer DoraMahjong.com two local versions of the Riichi mahjong rule set both in a four player version and also a three player Kansai rule set.
 
Jonas Alm, ceo, Mahjong Logic commented: "We are excited to expand our presence in Japan which remains a country where the game of mahjong is extremely popular.  Other than Pachinko, the game of mahjong is the most popular in Japan and we are extremely happy to be working with a leader in the region who has set high standards and goals.”