Hasbro, Monopoly, Ms Monopoly

Hasbro, Monopoly

In ‘Ms Monopoly’, women make more than men | Malay Mail

Female players start out with more money than males and receive US$240 each time they pass “go”, more than the US$200 that goes to males.

11/9/2019 11:12:00 AM

Female players start out with more money than males and receive US$240 each time they pass “go”, more than the US$200 that goes to males.

NEW YORK, Sept 11 ― In the latest update of the classic board game Monopoly unveiled yesterday, the trademark real estate tycoon has been replaced by his socially-minded niece: An advocate who invests in female entrepreneurs. In “Ms Monopoly ”, players collect inventions made by women, such as...

Publishedon11 September 2019A Monopoly board game by Hasbro Gaming is seen in this illustration photo August 13, 2017. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Sept 11 ― In the latest update of the classic board game Monopoly unveiled yesterday, the trademark real estate tycoon has been replaced by his socially-minded niece: An advocate who invests in female entrepreneurs.

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In “Ms Monopoly”, players collect inventions made by women, such as wifi and solar heating.Female players start out with more money than males and receive US$240 each time they pass “go”, more than the US$200 that goes to males.That’s an inversion on real life, where women make only 81 per cent of what men do, according to the US Department of Labour.

The game box shows a bright-eyed Ms Monopoly carrying a coffee cup and announces itself as “the first game where women make more than men.”The pay disparity “is a fun spin in the game that creates a world where women have an advantage often enjoyed by men,” Hasbro said in a news release. “However, if men play their cards right, they can make more money too.” headtopics.com

The game will be available from mid-September in the US as well as in a range of other countries, including France, Germany, Canada, Australia and Malaysia.Earlier riffs on Monopoly have been based on Read more: Malay Mail »

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