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Evolution has disclosed that its NetEnt and Red Tiger igaming development studios have enhanced their global presence after teaming-up with South African operator Supabets.

This latest commercial tie-up, said Evolution, will see the online casino and sports betting entity “become the first operator in the South African market with a slots selection”.

Having worked closely with the market regulator, the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator, NetEnt and Red Tiger will now be supplying Supabets with an initial 175 games of its slot portfolio.

Dean Finder, Chief Executive Officer at Evolution Services SA, said: “We are delighted that we have the opportunity to expand our partnership with Supabets and that they will now have access to our portfolio of NetEnt and Red Tiger slot games.

“We hope their players will enjoy the diversity of the portfolio, as there truly is something available for everyone to enjoy.”

This latest announcement strengthens the bonds between the two companies, with a collaboration already having been formed for the entire portfolio of Evolution’s live games.

Launched back in 2008, Supabets is an African based land and online betting and gaming company that operates across South Africa, Ghana, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

“We are ecstatic to finally have MER approval for the launch of the NetEnt and Red Tiger world class slots offering,” stated Marc Palxton-Harrison, Managing Director at Intelligent Gaming.

“We are confident they will do very well with Supabets and we look forward to adding the portfolio to our remaining SA clients.”

Last month, Evolution added yet another string to its igaming bow after entering into an agreement to acquire Nolimit City for an upfront consideration of €200m.

Furthermore, the transaction also contains a number of earn-outs that could amount to €140m, which could nudge the total consideration towards €340m, payable in cash.

The company notes that this falls in line with a “strategy of being the world’s number one provider of online casino games,” and follows past purchases made during recent years of NetEnt, Red Tiger and Big Time Gaming. The company’s wider portfolio also boasts Evolution, Ezugi, and DigiWheel.