Atlantic City, New Jersey is where the Monopoly board game began, but voters in a global contest to pick cities for new editions of the 80-year-old game have turned their attention elsewhere.
Monopoly is celebrating 80 years of capitalist cunning and dinner-table deals.
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Other pieces that contested for a spot on Monopoly included a robot, diamond ring, helicopter and guitar.
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.