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07/03/1933 Monopoly game is invented

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The surprising history behind the board game "Monopoly"

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The Hidden Genius of Monopoly's Rules | Game/Show | PBS Digital Studios

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How to use math to win at Monopoly

American inventor Charles Darrow created the first version of the monopoly game. It was derived from another game, called The Landlord's Game, created by Elizabeth Magie in 1903. The game is still popular in the whole world and has many clones. Charles Darrow became the first millionaire game-designer in history.
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