American cruise liner, Carnival Corporation has entered into an agreement with Scientific Games that will see its i-gaming mobile platform available to adult guests to place bets via mobile devices while sailing international waters.
Carnival's Mobile Casino will feature a variety of games including poker, slots and tables games from Scientific Games' Bally product line, Las Vegas From Home, Play'n GO and PokerTek.
Marty Goldman, senior vice president of global casino operations for Carnival Corporation, said that the introduction of mobile gambling boosts the guest experience.
"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," he said.
Jordan Levin, president of interactive at Scientific Games said: "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 gaming experience that adds to their vacation at sea."
Games are currently available on the Carnival Breeze and the Carnival Freedom with launches planned for the Regal Princess,Holland America Line, P&O Cruises (UK) and AIDA Cruises brands.
The game app is available for download to iOS and Android users.