Which city is the British version of Monopoly based on?
Atlantic CityThe original version of the game in this format was based on the streets of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Is monopoly based on London?
The locations on the standard British version of the board game Monopoly are set in London and were selected in 1935 by Victor Watson, managing director of John Waddington Limited. The resulting board has been perennially popular around the world and the chosen locations have become familiar to millions.
Which English town gets its own version of Monopoly?
Shrewsbury is set to get its own version of Monopoly, it has been revealed. It beat 24 other locations across the UK, including fellow Shropshire towns Telford and Ludlow, to become the latest place to get its own game. Residents will be able to vote for which locations they think should feature on the board.
What city is monopoly based on?
ATLANTIC CITYATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Monopoly is celebrating 80 years of capitalist cunning and dinner-table deals. The board game based on the real-life streets of Atlantic City was "born" on March 19, 1935, when Parker Brothers acquired the rights to it.