MR. MONOPOLY UNVEILS NEW PALM SPRINGS MONOPOLY GAME
Palm Springs passes GO with first ever LGBTQ property on Monopoly edition
PALM SPRINGS, CA – Palm Springs City Councilmember Geoff Kors and Mr. Monopoly unveiled the new Palm Springs Edition of MONOPOLY on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at the Palm Springs Art Musuem. Members of the media and invited guests were welcomed to shake the dice and see which of their favorite locations around town were immortalized as coveted real estate on the world’s most popular game.
Top Trumps USA Inc, manufacturers of the official Palm Springs edition of MONOPOLY under license from Hasbro, unveiled the 24 iconic locations that truly emulate all of the things that make Palm Springs like no place else. Cinema Diverse and the Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival were choosen to be one the properties on the Monopoly Palm Springs game, making it the first LGBTQ property to be featured on a city editon of Monopoly. The new Palm Springs Monopoly game also features customized ‘Community Chest’ and ‘Chance’ playing cards that making the entire game truly a Palm Springs experience.
Jennifer Tripsea, sales executive from Top Trumps said: “Diversity and inclusion are very important to Top Trumps and especially to the community and City of Palm Springs which had the first all-LGBTQ city council in the nation. The history of Palm Springs as the desert’s playground to the stars and the mission of Cinema Diverse to advance and strengthen the LGBTQ community through film felt like a perfect fit for the Palm Springs edition of Monopoly. We are proud to have Cinema Diverse be the first LGBTQ property on a city edition of Monopoly.”
MONOPOLY first hit the shelves in 1935 and since then it has been played by more than 1 billion people. Today, it is played in 114 countries and enjoyed in over 47 different languages.
About Top Trumps
Top Trumps USA Inc. is a USA division of Winning Moves International. We make an assortment of 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, fast-paced word tile game Lexicon-GO!, playing cards & puzzles. Top Trumps will now be bringing official versions of completely customized MONOPOLY for the North American market under license from Hasbro. Each community-based MONOPOLY experience will play homage to all of the favorite locations, icons, and businesses creating a game play that truly embraces what makes each community unique and special.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to making the world a better place for all children, fans and families. Hasbro delivers immersive brand experiences for global audiences through consumer products, including toys and games; entertainment through eOne, its independent studio; and gaming, led by the team at Wizards of the Coast, an award-winning developer of tabletop and digital games best known for fantasy franchises MAGIC: THE GATHERING and DUNGEONS & DRAGONS.
The company’s unparalleled portfolio of approximately 1,500 brands includes MAGIC: THE GATHERING, NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, POWER RANGERS, PEPPA PIG and PJ MASKS, as well as premier partner brands. For the past decade, Hasbro has been consistently recognized for its corporate citizenship, including being named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by 3BL Media and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute. Important business and brand updates are routinely shared on our Investor Relations website, Newsroom and social channels (@Hasbro on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.)
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