Monopoly's Boot Gets the Boot

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -

Hasbro, the makers of the game "Monopoly," continue to make changes to the classic board game based on Atlantic City real estate.

The "boot" has been booted, the "wheelbarrow" has been wheeled out, and the "thimble" got the thumbs down for the latest version of the board game.

In their place, beginning this fall will be a "tyrannosaurus rex," a "penguin" and a "rubber ducky."

Hasbro officials say more than 4.3 million voters from 146 countries weighed in on which tokens they wanted to see in future versions of the property-acquisition board game.

There were 64 contenders, including a winking emoji, a hashtag, a clunky '80s-style cellphone"and a pair of bunny slippers, but in the end, the rubber ducky, penguin, and T-Rex won out.

VIDEO: VOTING STARTS FOR NEW MONOPOLY GAME PIECES


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