Mr. Monopoly to Premiere Board Inspired by ‘The West’s Most Western Town’ with Scottsdale Mayor Ortega, Miss Arizona, Dignitaries
Mr. Monopoly is making his way to Scottsdale! Top Trumps USA, the American division of Winning Moves International, creators of classic games and puzzles, will debut MONOPOLY: Scottsdale Edition on Tuesday, January 17, under license from Hasbro, a global branded entertainment leader.
MONOPOLY: Scottsdale Edition replaces the perennial board game’s famous Atlantic City squares (from Boardwalk to Park Place) with representations of much-loved Scottsdale cultural sites, historic landmarks, and time-honored businesses, alongside a customized Community Chest and Chance playing cards to ensure each detail of the game pays homage to the “The West’s Most Western Town.”
The full game includes:
- Sites that showcase Scottsdale’s natural beauty and geography (McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Tom’s Thumb Trailhead)
- Local nonprofits (Make-A-Wish Arizona, Scottsdale Charros)
- Cultural destinations (Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Stadium)
- Historical landmarks (Bob Parks Bronze Horse Fountain)
- Beloved local businesses and attractions (OdySea Aquarium, The Phoenician)
“We consider the Scottsdale edition of MONOPOLY to be one of our best city editions of the game yet,” said Katie Hubbard of Top Trumps USA. “Not only did we incorporate feedback from the public on what essential businesses and landmarks should be included, but we have created stunning ‘only-in-Scottsdale’ visuals to accompany the board.”
MONOPOLY: Scottsdale Edition will be available in stores, including Barnes & Noble Scottsdale, Kactus Jock, Scottsdale Southwest, Southwestern Reflections, The Poisoned Pen, and online at retail partners, including Amazon and more.
To learn more about MONOPOLY city experience boards, visit www.toptrumps.us.
WHO: Mr. Monopoly, Top Trumps USA, Scottsdale Mayor Ortega, Scottsdale City Council Members, Miss Arizona Melody Pierce and local business owners
WHAT: The debut of MONOPOLY: Scottsdale Edition, with Mr. Monopoly photo opportunities, larger-than-life board pieces and words from Scottsdale and Arizona dignitaries
WHEN: Tuesday, January 17 from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Arizona Boardwalk, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale
About Monopoly MONOPOLY first hit shelves in 1935 with the Racecar, Thimble, Boot, Top Hat, and Battleship among the original set of MONOPOLY tokens while the Scottie Dog and Wheelbarrow were added in the early 1950s. Although the brand has evolved over the past 87 years, the gameplay and iconography of the classic MONOPOLY game has remained unchanged, making it a timeless classic sure to be enjoyed by future generations. Today, MONOPOLY is the world’s favorite family game brand and is enjoyed by more than one billion players in 114 countries across the globe.
About Top Trumps USA Inc. Top Trumps USA Inc. is a USA division of Winning Moves International, making world-famous educational card and board games. These include the original Top Trumps card game, Top Trumps Match - the Crazy Cube Game, Top Trumps Quiz, the fast-paced, word tile game Lexicon-GO!, playing cards, puzzles, and more. Top Trumps is known for bringing official versions of completely customized, city-specific MONOPOLY boards to the North American market, under license from Hasbro. Each MONOPOLY city experience pays homage to favorite U.S. regions, featuring celebrated neighborhoods, landmarks and businesses, for a game play that truly evokes the special uniqueness of each community.
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