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If you are a Facebook gamer and simply cannot wait for your Flash-enabled webOS 2.0 update to play some Mafia Wars on the go, Zynga has begun making games available to you in the mobile web browser you have right now.

Zynga, makers of the shockingly popular Facebook games Farmville and Mafia Wars, recently released their first mobile web game, Mafia Wars Atlantic City. This iteration of the mostly text based game runs on HTML5, not Flash, so it will run in your webOS web browser and that of any other smartphone. You can find it at http://M.MafiaWars.com or on Getjar.com. You may not necessarily be able to jump right in and play this game however, since you will need to be on at least level 18 in Mafia Wars on Facebook in order to play this new release.

Considering that Zynga recently acquired Dextrose AG, a company that created an HTML5 based development platform, it seems this will be only the first of many mobile games from the social gaming giant. The company has several games in its library already and this year acquired mobile app developer Newtoy, so there should be a lot more to come.

It is worth noting that this is not the only way to play Facebook games on webOS currently. There is an app for Social City, a city building game from Playdom, that lets you manage your game on webOS. The ever popular Word Ace and the Card Ace series from developer Self Aware Games can be played on webOS or Facebook,  against friends playing on Facebook or their smartphone. In a few months Self Aware Games plans to launch yet another cross platform Facebook and mobile game called Fleck. More on that to come