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25 Top interesting about monopoly

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Did you know that the first known Monopoly game dates from 1903?

Check out these entertaining and fascinating facts about the most popular board game in the world!

1 #The Parker Brothers invented Monopoly, which is referred to as “The Fast-Dealing Property Trading Game.”

2 #The goal of the game is to completely dominate the market as a single entity.

3 #The earliest known game is from 1903.

4 #Elizabeth Maggie developed this version because she wanted a game to help people understand taxes.

5 #Officer Edgar Mallory and Jake the Jailbird are two well-known figures.

6 #The real name of Mr. Monopoly is Rich Uncle Pennybags.

7 #Games have been sold in over 111 countries for over 275 million units and have been translated into 43 languages.

8 # More than a billion people have played it, and the longest-running game ran nonstop for 70 days.

9 #Elephants and purses have been used as symbols.

10# It was selected as the top game in America between 1940 and 1960.

11# During World War II, Monopoly cases were used to carry documents, money, compasses, and escape charts.

12# For persons who are blind, a Braille version was developed in the 1970s.

13# The public prevented the Commissioner of Public Works from renaming positions on the board in 1972.

14 #In 1978, a chocolate Monopoly game costing $600 was advertised in the Neiman Marcus Christmas brochure.

15 # Postage stamps have included icons in their design.

16 # When playing Monopoly at McDonald’s, you are urged to save your tokens from meals in order to instantly win major prizes like cars or apple pies.

17 # 2.25 billion hotels and more than six billion homes have been produced.

18 # Disney, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and many more editions are available.

19 # There are many world tournaments for the game. They have taken place in: Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Singapore, United Kingdom, and, United States.

20 # The most expensive game board was made by designer, Sidney Mabell.

23# It had a carat board, and a diamond studded dice, and cost over $2,000,000!

21 # It has been on over seven media platforms, in twenty languages. Since the launch, it has been downloaded over 10 million times.

22 # A board game was sent to space in 2007.

23 # In 2008, 3000 people passed “Go” online, in a world record attempt.

24 # In 2008, it won the Best Mobile App Award.

25 # In the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, a heated Monopoly game takes place, and the patients are then subjected to cold water being thrown at them.

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