When starting the game, each player is given $1,500 divides as follows: 2 each of 4500s, $100s and $50s; 6 $20s, 5 each of $10s, $5s and $1s. All remaining money and other equipment go to the Bank.
Learn Official Monopoly® Game Rules at Hasbro.
To play, choose one player to be the banker. The banker is in charge of the bank, Title Deed cards, houses and hotels and auctions.
Roll two dice, the highes roller starts. Play continues clockwise.
On your turn, roll two dice and move that number of squares clockwise around the board. Two or more playing pieces can stop on the same space. Do one of the following, depending on the space you land on:
Buy the unowned property
Get the banker to auction it
Pay rent to the player who owns it Pay taxes
Read a Chance or Community Check task
Go to jail
Collect $200 for passing GO
Once you own a whole color group, you can build houses and hotels on its properties and collect higher rents.
If you run out of money, mortgage or sell property to pay off your debts. If you can't raise enough money, you go bankrupt and are out of the game.
You can't borrow money from, or lend money to, another player. However, you can accept property as a payment from another player.
If you roll a double, take your turn as normal and roll again. Roll three doubles in one turn and you go to jail!
Keep playing until only one player is left in the game. This player is the winner!
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