Evolution has announced that it has gone live in South Africa with online gaming services for SunBet, the online betting arm of Sun International hotel and casino group, through an agreement with Bede Gaming.

As a result of the agreement, the SunBet online sportsbook now includes a line up of Evolution online live dealer games, tables and game shows, which recently went live to players on desktop and mobile. It is added that Ezugi’s offering will follow in the coming weeks.

The partnership gives SunBet full access to the entire games portfolio’s of the aforementioned firm’s, including classics such as Roulette, Blackjack and Baccarat, online live game shows such as Gonzo’s Treasure Hunt, Crazy Time, Dream Catcher, Lightning Roulette and Deal or No Deal Live, live poker variants, and first person/RNG versions of key titles.

Dean Finder, CEO of Evolution Services SA, stated: “We are enormously excited by the potential of the SunBet partnership. Our live dealer solutions are extremely complementary to the existing Sun International and SunBet offering, not only in terms of replicating the land-based gaming experience but also by extending and diversifying their existing and very strong online sports betting offering.”

Sun International, lauded as “one of the largest land-based casino operators in South Africa,” praised the link-up as enabling full flexibility and the ability to maintain a customer relationship at times venues have restricted opening due to the country’s COVID protocols and curfews.

“In sports betting, SunBet is renowned for its astounding online betting experience across a whole range of sports, complete with sophisticated features such as Action Bets, over 100,000 live in-play events and cash out,” commented Nitesh Matai, general manager of sports betting at Sun International.

“The world-class Evolution and Ezugi online live dealer offering now takes our online service for our customers to another level. Perhaps most exciting of all is that it provides all the live exhilaration of a visit to a modern casino plus a new generation of incredibly entertaining live game shows that offer huge variety and choice.”