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50 Cent launching Blackjack Facebook game

50 Cent is set to launch a gambling game on Facebook.com.

The Candy Shop hitmaker and entrepreneur has teamed up with bosses at Game Show Network Digital to create an interactive game of blackjack, which enables users to compete at the rap star's virtual casino.

And players can also get involved by building and customising their own avatars, right down to the wardrobe selection.

50 Cent says, "I am excited to partner with GSN Digital on this venture to create an unparalleled social gaming experience for my fans. 50 Cent’s Blackjack is filled with fun twists and innovative features that is (sic) sure to provide hours of entertainment."

The game, which will go live on the social networking site later this year (12), will eventually be available on Android and Apple smartphones.

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