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Advertisements for casino entertainment cover a city bus in Macau. Besides historical Chinese and Portuguese world-heritage relics, Macau's biggest attraction is its gambling industry and casinos.In 1999, Macau, a Portuguese colony for over 400 years, returned to China control and became a Special Administrative Region. SAR status gives Macau a high degree of autonomy from Beijing, with a separate political system and a capitalist economy.

Advertisements for casino entertainment cover a city bus in Macau.  

Besides historical Chinese and Portuguese world-heritage relics, Macau's biggest attraction is its gambling industry and casinos. 

In 1999, Macau, a Portuguese colony for over 400 years, returned to China control and became a Special Administrative Region. SAR status gives Macau a high degree of autonomy from Beijing, with a separate political system and a capitalist economy.