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Players Compete for $50,000 Playing Monopoly on Life-Size Board at Bally’s

It’s the Monopoly Advance to GO game!  A nationwide promotion selected 50 finalists to compete in the qualifying first round. Each finalist will be given a scroll. Five players will play for the $50,000 Advance to GO prize. The remaining forty five finalists will receive cash prizes based on the scroll they receive. Minimum prize is $500.

WHEN: Monday, October 19
11:30 a.m. – 12:3- p.m.

WHERE: Bally’s Las Vegas
Front sidewalk at the intersection of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Rd.

The game will be played on an oversized replicated Monopoly board (25’x25’) using human Monoply tokens (hat, dog, car, shoe and thimble).  Oversized Chance and Community Chest cards will be used during play.

The Monopoly Advance to GO game is a partner event between Harrah’s Entertainment and Hasbro in conjunction with the Monopoly World Championships 2009. The championships are being held at Caesars Palace in the Forum ballroom October 21-22. This marks the first time in 14 years that the games have been held in the US. Open to the public, championship play is 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on October 21 and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on October 22. The first 600 visitors each day will receive a free Monopoly World Championships t-shirt.