PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—Hasbro, the company that owns the Monopoly game, has setup a hotline this weekend in hopes of preventing some board game outbursts.
The Sun reports, the move comes after a survey reveals 51 percent of Monopoly matches end in a feud. About 2,000 were polled in the survey.READ MORE: Police-Involved Shooting Being Investigated In Absecon: Authorities
“Monopoly is one of the best-loved board games of all time, because it’s a way for families to spend some quality time together,” said Craig Wilkins, Marketing Director of Hasbro UK & Ireland who commissioned the research. “However, our research found that Monopoly games can regularly end in chaos, with some friends and family members stopping at nothing to win.”READ MORE: Unofficial Returns Due Tuesday Night In Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Senate Primary Race
Also reveled in the survey: Overly smug players gloating and players deliberately buying properties another player wants, the Sun reports.MORE NEWS: Student At Coatesville Area Senior High School Stabbed During Fight, School District Says
The hotline is open for UK players from 24th – 26th December by calling 0800 689 4903.