Monopoly Busts Up A Monopoly

SINCE 1935, MONOPOLY HAS entranced millions of would-be real estate moguls, who gain and lose prime Atlantic City properties. Now, the perennial favorite (3 million copies of the board game are sold annually) has offshoots for four other cities: New York, Boston, San Francisco, and San Diego. In the New York version, the best property (Boardwalk in the original game) becomes Trump Tower. The railroads have turned into airports, such as LaGuardia.

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