27 Jul 2006

Monopoly Adopts Electronic Banking

Monopoly speedpointWired: “Monopoly is keeping step with changing technology. The new version of Parker’s classic board game dispenses with the colored currency and instead employs Visa mock debit cards. The card is inserted into an electronic machine where the banker records the players’ earnings and payments. For this updated game, Parker partnered with Visa, which made the card and banking machine. The game, dubbed Monopoly Here and Now Electronic Banking, retails for about $46.”

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