News Summary: Monopoly to add a new token

Updated at: 01/09/2013 3:07 PM
By The Associated Press

TOKEN GESTURE: Hasbro is holding a Facebook contest to eliminate one of eight tokens that identify the players and introduce a new one. Possible new tokens include a cat, diamond ring, guitar, toy robot and helicopter

GO TO JAIL: It’s the latest effort by the toymaker to jazz up the game which debuted almost eight decades ago. Up for elimination: the battleship, iron, racecar, Scottie dog, shoe, thimble, top hat and wheelbarrow.

CHANCE: Monopoly Facebook fans can vote on which piece to eliminate and which to add until Feb. 5.

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