by Chris Bertram on January 21, 2004

The story of the true origins of Monopoly, which I covered “here”: the other day, gets “recounted in today’s Guardian”:,3604,1127421,00.html in the course of an article on the highly dubious game “Ghettopoly” of which the object is “to become the richest playa through stealing, cheating and fencing stolen properties.” Hasbro, the current owners (or should that be “owners”?) of the rights to Monopoly are threatening legal action.