Monopoly Set Being Released With Real Money

February 7, 2015 - 7:53pm
monopoly-real-money1 The iconic game of Monopoly is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, and Hasbro of France wants to celebrate: by releasing a handful of copies of the game without the familiar, colorful paper money. And with a full compliment of real euros in its place. 80 copies of the game released in France this year will have real euros for currency in differing amounts, ranging from having only 10s and 20s in real cash, to an entire bank drawer full of nothing but spendable currency. With 20,580 euros at stake, opening a box of Monopoly will undoubtedly be bringing 80 people in France unparalleled thrills this year - even for the most discriminating gamer. To read the entire story, including some interesting trivia related to the game, visit the full article at