Hasbro's website has the official instructions for Monopoly. The website offers the ability to download the instructions free of charge. The instructions include the standard game rules and rules for a shortened version.
One of the world's most popular board games, Monopoly celebrates its official 80th anniversary in 2015. During the life of the game, it has sold 275 million copies in 111 countries and 43 languages according to Hasbro's collection of Monopoly history and fun facts. The game is also available for personal computers and mobile platforms. Although historians have traditionally credited Charles Darrow with inventing the game, more recent research traces Monopoly's origins to Lizzie Magie, who patented a similar game in 1903.