25 Top interesting about monopoly
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.