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Boot, wheelbarrow, thimble ousted from Monopoly board game

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The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly. In their place will be a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin and a rubber ducky. More than 4.3 million voters from 146 countries weighed in on which tokens they wanted to see in future versions of the property-acquisition game, which is based on the real-life streets of Atlantic City. Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based Hasbro announced…

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Florida Lottery reports best July ‘on record’

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The Florida Lottery said it had “its strongest start ever” as the state agency closed the books on the first month of the fiscal year. The Lottery set “all-time record sales for the month of July totaling over $532 million, 17 percent higher than the previous July record,” according to a press release. “As we move forward, we will continue producing innovative games and exciting promotions to ensure we continue to increase our sales and maximize revenue for education,” Secretary Tom Delacenserie…

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