Celebrating 20 Editions of the MONOPOLY® Game at McDonald's®

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The MONOPOLY® Game at McDonald's® is back for the 20th edition in nearly 14,000 U.S. restaurants, bringing the Philadelphia region residents one-in-four odds of winning*, multiple ways to play and over $300 million in cash and prizes that are better than ever. The excitement is now in restaurants and will continue in-stores until October 22 and online until November 3, 2012.

The 2012 MONOPOLY Game Pieces can be found on menu favorites including some of Philadelphia's favorites; the Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish, Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, and Egg McMuffin among many others. Plus cash prizes ranging from $50 to $1 million, tasty McDonald's menu items, Redbox movie rentals, the new MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRE game from Hasbro, luxury Caribbean vacations, and more are all up for grabs.

"We're excited to bring back the MONOPOLY Game at McDonald's for the 20th edition here in Philadelphia," said John Durante, President, McDonald's Owner/Operator Association of the Greater Philadelphia Region. "Our customers look forward to this promotion every year and we hope that this year's odds and prizes will bring even more excitement and winners to the Philadelphia region than ever before."

As the MONOPOLY Game returns to McDonald's for its 20th edition, McDonald's of the Greater Philadelphia region will be highlighting the game by celebrating the NASDAQ Opening Bell at the NASDAQ OMX PHLX trading floor in Philadelphia on October 9. Tom Wittman, President of NASDAQ OMX PHLX and Joel Dukart, a Local McDonald's Representative will deliver opening remarks. Immediately following, Ronald McDonald and MR. MONOPOLY will have the honor of ringing the opening bell at 9:30 a.m.

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The MONOPOLY Game at McDonald's is open to residents of the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and Saipan. The Online Game is open to residents of the U.S. and Puerto Rico. For complete details and Official Game Rules, visit www.playatmcd.com.

*Odds are based on Game Pieces (each has 2 Game Stamps); mostly food prizes.

About McDonald's

McDonald's USA, LLC, is the leading foodservice provider in the United States serving a variety of wholesome foods made from quality ingredients to millions of customers every day. More than 80 percent of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by local franchisees. There are nearly 300 McDonald's restaurants in the Greater Philadelphia Region. For more information on McDonald's visit www.mcdonalds.com or log on at any of the 10,000 Wi-Fi enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants. Visit www.mcstate.com for local restaurant, career and program information. Follow us on Twitter @McDPhilly for the latest news, info, events and promotions, and find us on facebook at www.facebook.com/mcdonalds. © 2012 McDonald's

About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative, well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Company's Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for markets around the world. The Hub TV Network is part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications in the U.S. Through the Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens."Learn more at www.hasbro.com

© 2012 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

About Redbox

Redbox and the Redbox kiosk are registered trademarks of Redbox Automated Retail, LLC. All Rights Reserved. NHL and NHL Shield are registered trademarks and the NHL All-Star Game logo, NHL All-Star Skills competition name and logo and NHL Fan Fair name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. EA and EA SPORTS are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. All rights reserved. Delta Vacations is managed, operated and marketed by MLT Vacations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines. All rights reserved. Beaches® Resorts – the Luxury Included® Vacation is a registered trademark of Sandals Resorts International. All rights reserved. FIAT is a registered trademark used under license by Chrysler Group LLC. All rights reserved.

Alicia Gentile

SOURCE McDonald's of the Greater Philadelphia Region