EA, Hasbro declare April 7 Global Monopoly Day, seek Guinness record
So, what's Hasbro doing here? Well, Hasbro has been producing the board game since it bought Parker Brothers, its original creator, in the early 1990s. You could say that the company has a vested interest in how high EA and Playfish set the record. Official Guinness adjudicators will monitor the game from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. tomorrow to make it all, you know, official.
What makes things even more official is the $5 thousand in cash prizes up for grabs joined by $5 thousand in Visa gift cards, Apple products and more. To enter the contest, just play the game tomorrow and you'll be entered automatically. (You can also RSVP for the event right here.) To meet fellow Monopoly fans in person, EA has organized meetups all over the globe for you thimble-pushers to enjoy. Now, don't worry: Getting in jail won't disqualify you from a chance at prizes, but it's still annoying.
Will you be participating in setting the record tomorrow? What do you hope to win most from the contest? Sound off in the comments. Add Comment.