Mobile gaming supplier Nektan has signed a licensing agreement to roll out a significant portfolio of NetEnt’s online casino games across its Evolve real-money gaming platform.

NetEnt's leading online casino games, including over 40 mobile games, will be distributed across Nektan's partner network from November.

Nektan said that the agreement would help suppose its strategy of offering the best gaming experience on its Evolve end-to-end gaming technology platform.

"We are very excited to offer NetEnts award-winning gaming content to Nektan's mobile real money gaming partners and players, which complement and significantly enhance our current portfolio of original and third party games,” said Nektan CEO David Gosen.

“Our partners will have access to NetEnt's impressive library of games including showcase titles such as the hugely popular Starburst, Gonzo's Quest and branded content such as South Park.

The consistent release of new and high quality games is a key growth strategy for Nektan and is fundamental to building player traffic and frequency of visit, ultimately boosting player lifetime revenues for all our partners."

Enrico Bradamante, managing director of NetEnt Malta and chief of European market operations added: "NetEnt is pleased to be working with Nektan on this important partnership and sees great potential in launching our world-class games across Nektan's mobile gaming platform, Evolve."

Shares in Nektan plc (Co. Data) (AIM:NKTN) were trading down 2.99 per cent at 142.60 pence per share in London earlier Wednesday, while shares in NetEnt AB (Co. Data) (STO:NET-B) were trading at SEK516.00 per share in Stockholm.