Park Place on Plastic? Monopoly Money Goes Electronic

Squeezed July 26, 2006

I guess it was just a matter of time. When the U.S. Treasury decided to add colors other than green to American currency, I’m sure there were quite a few people who derided the effort as making it look like “Monopoly money.”

In the near future, you won’t hear that criticism anymore. A new version of the board game in the U.K. now uses debit cards instead of the rainbow-colored play bills that aficionados has grown to love.

And they’re Visa debit cards as well. I wonder how much they’re paying for product placement?

The times, they are a-changing.

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