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Worthless Heavenly Hand?
« on: September 09, 2013, 02:07:05 pm »
To be eligible for a Heavenly Hand, does the hand have to still earn the 1-yaku minimum to count as a valid winning hand to score a yakuman?


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Re: Worthless Heavenly Hand?
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2013, 02:24:59 pm »
Answer: A Heavenly Hand (tenhou – 天和) is a dealer's complete hand with his initial fourteen tiles. Since the hand is a closed hand won by tsumo, it always scores at least one yaku for a Pure Concealed Hand, so yes... it always meets a 1-yaku minimum!



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