The boardgame company Hasbro has announced Portsmouth will be a property the new “Here and Now, US Edition” Monopoly gameboard.
The new board is being released in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the original Monopoly boardgame. Cities on the new gameboard received over 4 million votes on the website Buzzfeed.
Portsmouth Mayor Bob Lister facetiously says he’s sure Portsmouth’s place on the gameboard will bring a lot of awareness to the public about Monopoly.
Portsmouth will be a light blue property, along with Dallas, TX and Charlotte, NC on the new “Here and Now, US Edition” game board.
The Portsmouth square will feature fishing boats and an illuminated Memorial Bridge.