Content from casino and slot games supplier Realistic Games is to made available to operators integrated into the Microgaming platform, following the signing of a new distribution agreement.

Under the terms of the new deal, the Reading-based studio is to provide its fellow supplier with a growing portfolio of both three and five-reel slots.

Robert Lee, commercial director at Realistic Games, stressed a belief that the new partnership is to give the company access to a host of new markets and casino brands: “By signing this agreement not only do we add another tier one supplier to our growing list, but it is also a great opportunity for us to increase our customer reach.

“We can offer them a lot of new and different game types, and are very confident we will be able to provide their customers with content that players will enjoy.”

As a result of the agreement Realistic will see an added expansion of its territorial reach, while complementing Microgaming’s existing portfolio of titles in more than 20 regulated markets worldwide.

James Buchanan, director of global operations at Microgaming, said of the new addition to the company’s platform: “As a content supplier of choice, we are always on the lookout for high-quality games with standout functionality to deliver premium entertainment to our operators.

“We are thrilled to add new content from Realistic Games to complement our diverse portfolio, and look forward to taking their games live on our platform.”

This follows London-based Ascensus Interactive becoming the latest poker room to join the Microgaming Poker Network, with the flagship Players Come First brand live from last week.

As a result Ascensus Interactive gains access to the MPN’s poker and campaign management functionality, offering players a seamless experience through the advanced reporting portal, while the network also boasts frequent promotions.