Instant Index: Monopoly Game Getting Rid of Jail

By Jennifer Abbey

Jul 25, 2013 11:11pm

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Editor’s Note: Monopoly is not getting rid of Jail, just revamping the game, a spokeswoman for Hasbro said. Monopoly Empire, the new Monopoly game, has a different game play where players buy and sell brands instead of real estate. “We know there is conflicting information out there, but the jail spaces are not being removed from any Monopoly games,” Hasbro senior brand manager Nicole Agnello said.

Monopoly Game Getting Rid of Jail
There’s an extreme makeover coming to the classic American board game Monopoly. Makers of the iconic board game are getting rid of jail to make the game shorter for American families. The creators of the game say the children have shorter attention spans.

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Man Finds James Bond Car Inside Storage Space
One man bid $100 for a storage locker at a blind auction but inside he found James Bond’s submarine car. It had been abandoned in the locker. It is being sold today and is expected to fetch $1 million, 10,000 times what the man paid for it.

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