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China:Chinese Roulette by Mads Nissen (30 images)

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The islands of Hong Kong and Macau - given back to China by Great Britain and Portugal in 1997 and 1999 respectively - are two places where Chinese are permitted, nay encouraged, to indulge in two activities that are otherwise frowned upon on the mainland: making money and gambling.

Gambling is deeply rooted in Chinese culture with cultural references to luck, fate and chance abounding. Numerology is also a popular medium of divining one's chances and drawing in luck. The number...
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