Today marks the 75th anniversary of the first marketing of the Parker Brothers game of Monopoly. A fascinating history of the original board game and associated lawsuits may be found here. Last year, a 26-year-old lawyer from Buffalo, NY, won $20,580—the total funds available in Monopoly—for winning the game’s national championship in Washington, D.C. He reportedly used his winnings to pay off student loans. When was the last time you played Monopoly, or any other board game?