A New Monopoly Piece?

Did you know that the Monopoly game dates back to 1934? Neither did I but since hearing the recent news I thought I would look up some Monopoly facts. 

  • The Official board game of Monopoly by Parker Brothers in 1934. There were numerous games similar, one called The Landlords Game in 1923.
  • In 1967 while finishing off a $2 million train robbery, the trains hijackers played a game of Monopoly with the stolen money.
  • In 1970's Nieman-Marcus offered an all chocolate version of the game. This version was made to the exact size of the actual game, including chocolate houses, chocolate hotels, and etc. Retail cost for this set? try $600.
  • Two University of Michigan students painted an 8 x 8 foot Monopoly board on their dormitory ceiling and played the game using helium-filled balloons as tokens
Now for the most recent fact or news........................

~*Disclaimer: This post was written by Genuine Jenn on behalf of Hasbro Canada. I wanted  to share this information with my readers. All opinions are honest and my own.*~


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