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Monopoly’s iron token loses its steam

Thursday, Feb 07, 2013 - 00:34

Feb. 07 - A cat token will replace the iron following a vote by Monopoly game fans. Tara Cleary reports.

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Meet Monopoly's newest token. The not-so-hot iron has been replaced by a cat. After a month-long online ballot in 185 countries, the game's fans gave the feline piece the nod with 31 percent of the votes. Monopoly was launched in the 1930s, and according to maker Hasbro has been played by more than a billion people worldwide. The question is: will the dog and the cat get along on the same board?

Monopoly’s iron token loses its steam

Thursday, Feb 07, 2013 - 00:34

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