Hip-Hop star 50 Cent has teamed with the Game Show Network’s interactive division to launch a Blackjack game on Facebook.
“50 Cent’s Blackjack” is a new gambling game that allows players to compete at 50′s virtual casino.
Players compete against a dealer for chips, as well as their friends and other 50 Cent fans.
Avatars on 50 Cent’s Blackjack are customizable and players can even build their own wardrobes.
In addition to launching on Facebook, GSN Digital is planning a mobile version of 50 Cent’s Blackjack for Android and Apple devices.
“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 sure to provide hours of entertainment,” 50 Cent said.
The game is 50 Cent’s official entry into the online/mobile gaming space.
“50 Cent is an entertainment force of nature, and we’re excited to partner with him on his first venture into the world of social gaming,” added Peter Blacklow, executive vice president, GSN Digital. “50 has garnered an incredible following of millions of fans on Facebook, and we’re excited to bring this audience, as well as the millions of game fans out there, a fast-paced social blackjack experience.”
The mobile version of 50 Cent’s Blackjack will be available in the next several months.