Guests can wager on their personal mobile devices throughout the ship while in international waters(originally distributed by Carnival Corporation - click here to view the original release on their website)
MIAMI and NEW YORK, January 23, 2015 —
Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest travel and leisure company, is using the award-winning iGaming Platform and Mobile Platform from Scientific Games to offer its adult guests the ability to wager on their mobile devices throughout a ship while in international waters.
The game offerings available on Carnival’s Mobile Casino include a host of best-in-class poker, slot, and table-game content from Scientific Games’ Bally® product line, Las Vegas From Home, Play’n GO and PokerTek.
“We’re excited to partner with Scientific Games and our content providers to offer our guests a new and thrilling entertainment option that will enhance their experience aboard our ships,” said Marty Goldman, Senior Vice President of Global Casino Operations for Carnival Corporation. “Scientific Games is a leader in the mobile gaming space and offered the best solution for our needs. For the first time, we’re bringing the casino to our guests so they can play their favorite games on their mobile devices when they are lounging by the pool, relaxing in their rooms, or anywhere else onboard.”
Jordan Levin, President of Interactive at Scientific Games said: “We are thrilled that Carnival Corporation chose our mobile wagering solution for its cruise ships. This relationship expands the reach of our mobile wagering platform and enables Carnival to engage with their guests in a whole new way by offering a world-class gaming experience that adds more thrills to their vacation at sea.”
The service is already in successful operation on the Carnival Breeze and the Carnival Freedom from the company’s Carnival Cruise Line brand and will be launched shortly on the Regal Princess from the company’s Princess Cruises brand, with additional installations pending for the Holland America Line, P&O Cruises (UK) and AIDA Cruises brands. The mobile gaming application is available for download before your cruise in the App Store for iOS® devices
, and on Google Play for Android® devices
. If you’ve forgotten to download before you sail, the game content may also be accessed from onboard by pointing your browser to www.seaplay.com.About Carnival Corporation & plc
Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise company in the world, with a portfolio of cruise brands in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, comprised of Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK).
Together, these brands operate 100 ships totaling 212,000 lower berths with eight new ships scheduled to be delivered between 2015 and 2018. Carnival Corporation & plc also operates Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, the leading tour companies in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Traded on both the New York and London Stock Exchanges, Carnival Corporation & plc is the only group in the world to be included in both the S&P 500 and the FTSE 100 indices. Additional information can be found on www.carnival.com, www.hollandamerica.com, www.princess.com, www.seabourn.com, www.aida.de, www.costacruise.com, www.cunard.com, www.pocruises.com.au, and www.pocruises.com.Media Contact
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