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Billionaire Tycoon Gives Monopoly a Run for Its Money

Forget Monopoly. A new board game trades Marvin Gardens for Saudi cattle farms.

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This story appears in the February 2011 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »
Billionaire Tycoon
Billionaire Tycoon

If you've been dreaming about investing in a casino in Switzerland or a cattle farm in Saudi Arabia, you're in luck. A new board game, Billionaire Tycoon, now offers you a chance to buy, sell and trade companies around the globe, and the fun of driving your friends into bankruptcy while you're at it.

Actual billionaire tycoons are probably spending their time on other activities ("The goal is to make only $1 billion?"), but we imagine nerdy business majors will get red-faced defending their faux empires even after school is out in June, when the game is released in the U.S. Can't wait? If you have the airfare (plus £34.99 for the game), you can hop the pond and buy it in Harrods in London. Or check out billionairetycoon.co.uk.

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