The 6 Best Monopoly Variants

February 1, 2023

Written by Ella Rebecca Horton

Ella Rebecca has been in love with the horror genre since an early age. The Bride of Frankenstein began her love of the classics and she's been writing and collecting since.

If you call yourself a board game fan, you can’t avoid Monopoly because it’s the best-selling and best-known game in the world. No other title lasts as long and keeps coming around with new variants as this game. You can even enjoy this game at non-GamStop casinos. The classic edition is enough for you, you are looking for new challenges or
changed rules? Then we have the ten best Monopoly variants to choose from here.


Monopoly Live
It is safe to say that Monopoly Live is the pinnacle of the evolution of the classic Monopoly game that dates back centuries. The great feature of this game is that it offers players payouts of up to 10 to 1 bet value.

You can enjoy this game in any of the casinos without the trusted GameStop. This game combines the best features available in the base game while also offering multipliers, progressive jackpots, and bonus rounds.

Monopoly Live is the same as the original game, as it is played on a wheel of 54 colored tiles separated by pins. The object of the game is to predict which parts of the wheel will win. The numbers indicate one-to-one payout percentage (for example, hitting "10" pays out 10:1).

The game is very simple: just bet on the outcome of your choice and watch
the colorful wheel spin!


Monopoly Speed
Most Monopoly variants take quite a long time – if you don't feel like it or just don’t have the time, a round of Monopoly Speed might be for you. The moves take place simultaneously, and you do them without the breaks. You don’t have to pay prison bills or rent!

The stopwatch puts you under time pressure, there are 2 LOS fields, and you roll the dice and buy at the same time. Who wins? Whoever was able to earn the most wins after just 10

How many players can play Monopoly Speed? 2 to 4 players
How long does a round last? It takes around 10 minutes.


Monopoly Empire
It’s not about roads for you but about brands. Then play a round of “Monopoly Imperium,” where you can "fight" with your fellow players over corporations such as Xbox, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, EA, Samsung, and many more. Instead of building houses and hotels, you equip your personal billboard with big brands.

Special feature: Instead of just constructing buildings and hotels, you concentrate on expanding your billboard to be able to collect as much rent as possible.

Who wins? Whoever manages to fill out their own advertising tower
with advertising signs first. How many players can play Monopoly Imperium? 2 to 4 players
How long does a round last? It takes around 20 minutes.

Monopoly: Cheat & Deceive (Formerly “Cheat &  Mouse”)
Do you love the deception, the uncertainty, the “what if?” Then you are well advised with (Monopoly: cheat and deceive). This version is all about getting the most cheats without the other players getting wind of it. At the same time, you must keep your eyes open and try to catch your fellow players if and how they cheat their way through the game while you buy properties, collect rent, and make the most money.

Special feature: You don’t have to follow the rules if you don’t want to – but you mustn’t get caught.
How many players can play Monopoly: Cheat and Deceive? 2 to 4 players
How long does a round last? It takes around 20 minutes.
Monopoly Banking Ultra


“Monopoly Banking “; offers a nice change for fans of electronics because nobody has to take over the bank. Everything is regulated by a small device. Otherwise, the rents fluctuate depending on the development of the game. The playing cards can be read electronically,
which ensures a pleasant flow of the game without a lot of calculations. Special feature: You play with an electronic card reader. Rental prices can go up, but they can also go down.
Who wins? As soon as one of you goes bankrupt, the game ends and
the player wins with the most money.
How many players can play Monopoly Banking Ultra? 2 to 4 players
How long does a round last? Around 20 minutes.


Monopoly: Mega Edition
If Monopoly Classic is not enough for you, you should take a look at “The Mega Edition” a larger game board, larger monetary values, and larger buildings – everything. You can take advantage of train depots and skyscrapers and play with nine new lots and 12 additional fields – including California, Florida, South Carolina, and more. However, this Monopoly variant is faster because you try to get to your destination with a speed die and bus cards.
Feature: Bigger and faster than the classic game. You get: 12 additional
fields, 9 new buildings and a speed die.Who wins? The player(s) who doesn’t end up bankrupt.
How many players can play Monopoly: The Mega Edition? 2 to 8 players
How long does a round last? Around 90 minutes.


5 Tips for Correctly Choosing the Best Monopoly Variant
1. Consider whether you want to play a classic variant or one that
doesn’t follow the usual rules or has special elements (eg
Monopoly for bad losers, Monopoly Speed, or Monopoly live at
non GamStop casinos).
2. If you are a fan of a series or a city, you can certainly get hold of
the right version (eg "Monopoly Wacken" or "Monopoly Disney").
3. For children, a Monopoly Junior variant such as B. “Junior
4. As an alternative to the board game variant, there are also card,
console, and mobile phone games.
5. Are you looking for an older or new edition? Older editions may
no longer be available regularly (classifieds and auction markets)
or may have reached collection status (more expensive).

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