Seattle gets real estate on Monopoly

Seattle has scored a spot on Monopoly Here & Now: U.S. Edition. Hasbro made the announcement on, the game's 80th birthday.

The Emerald City is actually a magenta property, along with Atlanta and Little Rock.

Fans were asked to vote on the cities and Seattle came in 17th. The city with the most votes - and prime Boardwalk placement - is Pierre, South Dakota.

Here's the layout of the new game, in order from most to least expensive:

Dark blue: Pierre and Minneapolis

Green: New York, Virginia Beach, Los Angeles

Yellow: Chicago, Indianapolis, Charleston

Red: Detroit, Boston, Milwaukee

Orange: Cleveland, Asheville, Denver

Magenta: Atlanta, Little Rock, Seattle

Light blue: Portsmouth, N.H.; Charlotte, N.C., Dallas

Brown: Waconia, Minnesota and Chesapeake, Virginia

This edition goes on sale in the fall.

According to Hasbro, which joined forces on the project with BuzzFeed, 4 million votes were cast in 182 countries.

March 19 is World Monopoly Day, marking the day in 1935 when Parker Brothers got the rights to the game from Charles Darrow.

In the interim eight decades, the game has been translated into 47 languages and has been played by more than 1 billion people in 114 countries, Hasbro said.

"Inviting our fans to get involved in the creation of the newest MONOPOLY game was a great way to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the brand," Jonathan Berkowitz, vice president of global marketing for gaming at Hasbro, said in a statement. "It was amazing to see both fans and local organizations around the world rally behind their cities and we were wowed by the overwhelming pride people displayed during the Here & Now vote."

Monopoly statistics

# of players: 1 billion-plus in 114 countries

# of languages translated into: 47

Longest game: 70 straight days

Most expensive version: $2 million (23-carat gold board, diamond-studded dice)

# of houses and hotels built since 1935: 6 billion-plus and 2.25 billion, respectively


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