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Hasbro is marking the 80th anniversary of its classic Monopoly game in France by issuing real money in some game sets.
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February 3, 2015 Only one Monopoly box will include the full jackpot — the equivalent of about $23,500. Hasbro says 79 others will include hundreds of euros mixed in with the game's colorful money.
Dennie and Kathy Wright sift through a stack of medical bills at their home in Indian Valley, Calif.
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January 15, 2015 California is seen as an Obamacare success story. But tens of thousands of people in the northern part of the state have only one insurer available on the health plan exchange.
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The newest Monopoly token: Cat.
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February 6, 2013 Scottie the dog and the others get a new competitor. Now, which of the eight game pieces would you most like to use? And will you miss the iron and its handy handle?
This Australian version of Monopoly shows some updates - check out the laptop. But a new edition puts a computerized banker in control of every move.
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February 21, 2011 Not even Monopoly can escape the march of time and technology. The latest edition of the classic, beloved board game puts a computerized banker in control of the action. In other words, no more cheating!
June 18, 2009 Loaded up on credit card debt with a house you can't afford and still dying to make a deal? Blame those childhood board games!
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