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In pictures: Dubai's own new Monopoly board

In pictures: Dubai's own new Monopoly board
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Dubai Monopoly launch
A new Monopoly board featuring Dubai’s biggest and most historic landmarks launched at the Burj Al Arab ‪on Monday night‬, making Dubai the first Middle Eastern city to get its own edition of the game. Image Credit: Evangeline Elsa/Gulf News
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Dubai Monopoly launch
The board was launched on Monday, Nov 3. Previous city-themed editions have included Durban (South Africa), Dublin (Ireland), Leon (France), Krakow (Poland) and Sydney and Melbourne (Australia). On November 4, Dubai will join the growing list. Image Credit: Evangeline Elsa/Gulf News
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Dubai Monopoly launch
Fahad Alkhaja and Ali Alsuwaidi of Dubai’s Global Village, along with Mohamed Ahli of Dubai Municipality became the first few to get a go at the much loved board game on which you win by efficiently buying and trading property. Image Credit: Evangeline Elsa/Gulf News
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Dubai Monopoly launch
A UK-based company, Winning Moves holds the exclusive rights to produce all customised editions of Hasbro board games, except for in North America. Image Credit: Evangeline Elsa/Gulf News
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The Dubai Monopoly board game
The top spot on the Monopoly Dubai board is Burj Al Arab, valued at 400 Monopoly Money. Also featured in descending value are Bluewaters, Dubai Airport, Burj Khalifa, Atlantis the Palm, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai Marina, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Taxi, Global Village, Nord Anglia International Dubai School, Dubai Opera, Mall of the Emirates, Festival City, Al Seef, Dubai Bus, Dubai Frame, Dubai Miracle Garden, Atlantis Aquaventure, City Walk, La Mer, Xclusive Yachts, Dubai Metro, Al Fahidi and Sheikh Zayed Road. Image Credit: Supplied
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Dubai Monopoly
The much awaited board was finally revealed during an event at the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. Image Credit: Evangeline Else/Gulf News
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Dubai Monopoly game
There are more than 100 city editions, including Durban (South Africa), Dublin (Ireland), Leon (France), Krakow (Poland) and Sydney and Melbourne (Australia). Image Credit: Evangeline Elsa/Gulf News