Casinos have given many of us our favourite film and TV scenes as well as some big wins. According to Google trends data, interest in online casinos nearly doubled during the lockdown period, and what’s more there has also been a huge increase in the number of people in the UK searching for ‘try online casinos game’. Clearly, people haven’t let Covid-19 diminish their love of potentially winning big, with people still taking to live online casinos now lockdown has been eased somewhat.
With many casinos now reopening their doors again for the first time in months, the betting experts over at Compare.bet were interested in finding out which luxury casinos are the most Instagrammable to see where people may be heading in the coming weeks and months.
We take a closer look at some of the very best on the list.
1. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
At the top of the list is the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore with a massive 1.7 million hashtags. This luxury casino is a clear favourite with high rollers across the world and takes the coveted title of the most Instagrammable casino on the planet.
The hotel is famous the world over for its unique multi-tower structure with what resembles a ship resting along the top. The casino at the Marina Bay Sands is regarded by many as the finest casino in the world, and costing a huge $5.9 million to create, it’s also one of the most expensive as well. This place is one of the most extravagant complexes you will ever visit, and is a must for any casino-lover’s bucket list.
2. Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
Known for its appearance in the 2009 award-winning film The Hangover, in second place is Las Vegas’ incredible Caesars Palace with over 1.5 million hashtags.
From the moment you walk through the doors of Caesars Palace you’ll understand why this iconic Las Vegas hotel sets the standard for opulent details, impeccable service, and lavish Las Vegas accommodations. Here, guests can get a photo with Cleopatra or Caesar, find a full-sized reproduction of Michelangelo’s David or stroll down Roman streetscapes.
As with many Vegas hotels, Caesars brings a world of excitement to visitors, offering the very best table games, slots and the chance to win big – all in an ancient Roman setting.
3. MGM Grand, Las Vegas
Opened in 1993, The MGM Grand is another Las Vegas icon and comes in at number three on the most Instagrammable casino list with a staggering 1.4 million hashtags.
Star studded events, Michelin-star dining, spectacular entertainment, a mighty casino floor and Skyloft suites, the MGM Grand Las Vegas certainly knows how to treat its guests when they visit this glamorous city.
4. Sun City, South Africa
One of Africa’s premier vacation destinations, Sun City is internationally renowned for its high class offering of hotels, attractions and world class events. So it should come as no surprise that it’s the fourth most Instagrammable casino on Earth with a whopping 805,000 hashtags.
This sprawling resort comprises four gorgeous hotels, including the five-star Palace of the Lost City and Cascades, and is nestled in a unique and beautiful location unlike any other.
It is known to attract high rollers from across the globe thanks to its vast selection of casino games – including 850 slot machines, 40 gaming tables for blackjack, American roulette, stud poker and punto baccarat.
5. Foxwoods, Connecticut
Foxwoods resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut took fifth place with nearly 237,000 hashtags. As one of the largest resort casinos in North America, offering guests a world-class resort experience, it should come as no shock that this place has maintained a long-standing reputation of luxury and decadence since 1992 when it first welcomed guests through its doors.
This luxury resort boasts four different casinos, including the prestigious Fox Tower, 51 venues for food and drink, five separate hotels, regular live entertainment, a range of fun nightlife activities, plus daily excursions such as golf, an arcade, a variety of shops and, of course, multiple spa retreats.
Who else made the top 15?
If you are a fan of Steven Soderbergh’s Oceans Eleven movie, then you’ll already have heard of the Bellagio which placed as the sixth most Instagrammed casino. With 140,338 hashtagged posts it adds to the long list of Las Vegas choices.
Made even more popular by films like GoldenEye, Oceans Twelve and Monte Carlo, Casino Monte-Carlo is the world’s eighth most Instagrammable casino. With 93,881 hashtagged photos and an average 5,400 Google searches per month, no list is complete without it.
The Venetian in Macau, regarded by many as the ‘Las Vegas of the East’ took ninth spot with 71,727 hashtagged posts on Instagram. Wynn Palace, another Las Vegas heavyweight, secured 12th place with 43,770 pictures on Instagram.
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