McDonald’s Money Monopoly Game returns, with millions of prizes, including four $50,000 cash prizes, including for playing online. There’s a one-in-four chance of winning a prize, usually a FREE menu item, when the sweepstakes begins tomorrow, Tuesday, March 29th.
The 2016 Money Monopoly Game continues in-store until Monday, April 25, 2016. The online sweepstakes continues through May 9, 2016. The rules for both in-store and online participation are pretty complicated.
McDonald’s Money Monopoly Game in Restaurants
Get a Game Piece and carefully peel off the cover to determine if you won a prize. McDonald’s reportedly is distributing more than 500 million game pieces to participating locations nationwide.
Food items you can win include medium fountain drinks; Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish Sandwich; 10-piece Chicken McNuggets; Hash Browns; McMuffin Sandwiches (excluding Sausage McMuffin) and Biscuit Sandwiches (excluding Sausage Biscuit).
If you purchase specially marked packaging of 20-piece Chicken McNuggets or large fries, you get a double Game Piece with four (4) Game Stamps.
Some game pieces are good for a $25 or $50 prize. Others are “Collect and Win” pieces for a Monopoly property. Certain combinations of Monopoly properties earn prizes of $50 to $1 million. Yes. All the winning combinations are listed at the Rules Website under “Collect & Win Prizes”.
McDonald’s Money Monopoly Online Sweepstakes
The online sweepstakes has the lure of four $50,000 prizes awarded randomly to those who register, and no purchase is required. There are several ways to do that:
Enter a valid online code, then follow the instructions to register. If you do not have a code, click the “sign in” link, then “register” and follow the instructions to complete registration.
You can also register on your smartphone or tablet via the McDonald’s App. Click on the 2016 Money Monopoly Game link on the banner, and either submit a valid online code, or “sign in” and “register”. You’ll receive a confirmation email.
There are five specific online entry periods, and you have the chance to win something each time, including the $50,000 cash prize. There is to be one top winner each week. Entry periods are each Tuesday through the following Monday for the length of the sweepstakes:
March 29th to April 4th, April 5th to April 11th, April 12th to April 18th, April 19th to April 25th. Or, you could take your chances with one single entry between March 29th and May 9th.
The potential winner for each week will be selected randomly from among all eligible entries received for that week. Winners will be selected on or about the first Wednesday following the end of the previous week’s entries.
This information and more is on the McDonald’s Monopoly Game website.
About McDonald’s Monopoly (from Wikipedia)
The McDonald’s Monopoly game is a sweepstakes advertising promotion of McDonald’s and Hasbro, which uses the theme of the latter’s board game Monopoly. The promotion has been offered in the USA, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, Austria, Poland, and Switzerland since 1987. Since 2003, Best Buy has been involved in the U.S. version, and later in the Canadian version. The promotion has used other names, such as “Monopoly Best Chance Game” (2003–2005, the beginning of Best Buy’s involvement), “Monopoly: Pick Your Prize!” (2001) and “Monopoly/Millionaire Game”, a version based on the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire TV show.