BrandArena: WORLD MONOPOLY BOARD GAME: Bestman Launches 'Support Lagos' Project

Thursday 5 March 2015

WORLD MONOPOLY BOARD GAME: Bestman Launches 'Support Lagos' Project

For 8 decades, over a billion people in 114 countries and 37 different languages have passed “G0” and collected a salary. The iconic Monopoly Board Game celebrated its 80th Anniversary in February 2015. To mark this landmark year, HASBRO is releasing a world edition of Monopoly; Monopoly Here and Now, and is inviting fans the world over to select which great cities around the world should be featured on this special edition to be released later this year.

Powered by BuzzFeed, the MONOPOLY HERE & NOW property space vote, includes a special "Wild Card Week" which runs from March 3rd to the 9th, 2015. Fans can pick from a list of global destinations that will be featured in the MONOPOLY HERE & NOW: World Edition game to be sold globally this summer. 

In December 2012 Bestman Games launched the City of Lagos Edition of Monopoly; the first African City edition of Hasbro’s board-game. truly believes that Lagos is the preeminent real estate investment destination in Africa and it should take its rightful position on this special edition board.

From the 3rd to the 9th of March 2015 get your family, friends and colleagues to visit and vote by clicking on “Vote for your city” then add LAGOS in the column “Add it here”. Click on “submit your city” to complete. Please visit or our Facebook page for updates on how to vote for Lagos.

Bestman Games is the African Distributor of customized editions of Monopoly for 48 African countries. On December 2012 the City of Lagos Edition, the first African city edition, was launched by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola. Subsequently, the Nigerian Centenary Edition was launched in Feb 2014. Other exciting Nigerian state editions as well as other African editions will soon be rolled out in 2015. 

Bestman Games has hosted two annual Monopoly Inter-School Competitions, had its first Monopoly City of Lagos Bus Tour in November last year, and hosts regular Monopoly games nights on the last Thursday of each month with more exciting events and products on the way.

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