Casino & Gambling on the Carnival Imagination

Carnival_casinoNamed after the legendary city of gold adorned with vintage slot machines from the 1930s and 1940s, The Carnival Imagination's El Dorado Casino ,located on the Promenade Deck (Deck 9), has Slots, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Bingo, & Texas Hold'em for your enjoyment. The Carnival Imagination also has Texas Hold'em tournaments (entry fee required) and has a progressive jackpot system on their slot machines with payouts that have reportedly reached over one million dollars.

The Carnival Imagination casino typically operates any time the ship is in international waters. Gaming lessons are offered at the beginning of the cruise and the casino staff is always willing to answer your questions if you are trying to learn a new game.

Carnival Imagination Gambling Tip:

  • If you are a frequent gamer, consider joining the Carnival Players Club. You receive points when you play the slot machines. There is no need to sign-up, just keep your Sail and Sign Card (your room key) in the slot machine's electronic reader while you are playing and you will start accumulating points. Every time you accumulate 1,000 points, you get a $10 instant cash reward. If you're playing at the tables (Blackjack, craps, etc.), ask the table games supervisor about the minimum play criteria and benefits. Generally speaking, the benefits include complimentary drinks while playing, great offers on future cruises, invitations and offers to special events and tournament cruises, VIP cruises and lines of credit for high rollers. If you need to contact the Carnival Players Club, e-mail

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