Pao (パオ), or Sekinin Barai (責任払い), is a punishment for a particular player’s discard.

What’s the Point?

Pao makes the person who is truly responsible pay for their actions. If you deal into a daisangen hand when someone else dealt the third dragon, you’d think the other person would be responsible for half of that. Pao can apply to specific yakuman, as well as rinshan kaihou.

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