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Winning Moves Games is a maker of classic card games and board games, puzzles, action games and adult party games. The company is known for game reproduction, republishing and variants like Monopoly: The Mega Edition.[2]

Winning Moves USA
Privately held company
Industry Board games, card games publishing
Founded 1995
Headquarters Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.
Number of locations
Key people
Phil E. Orbanes (president)[1]



Winning Moves Games was founded in 1995 by four game industry professionals, Phil E. Orbanes, Mike Meyers, Tom Kremer, and Alex Randolph.[2] Orbanes had left his job at Hasbro Games Group to found the company.[1]

In 1998, the company made the Monopoly Calculator and Monopoly Gift Pack, which included a book and the calculator. The following year, Winning Moves came out with Monopoly: The Card Game.[3] The company picked up the rights for the Rubik Cube in 2000.[4] While in 2001, the company published a reproduction of Monopoly 1935 #9. Winning Moves published Monopoly: The Mega Edition in 2006.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Riordan, Teresa (June 21, 1999). "Patents; In a world of cyber-this and video-that, can traditional board games still gain attention?". The New York Times. Retrieved January 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d Arneson, Erik. "Winning Moves - Game Publisher". About Boardgames. Retrieved July 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Orbanes, Philip (2006). Monopoly: The World's Most Famous Game-- and how it Got that Way. Da Capo Press. p. 200. ISBN 0306814897. Retrieved July 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ Noonan, Erica (November 8, 2003). "Let's twist again". The Boston Globe. Globe Newspaper Company. Retrieved January 11, 2017. 
  5. ^ Stubblebine, Ray (February 13, 2007). "Photo: Mega Monopoly". Deseret News. Associated Press. Retrieved July 9, 2015. 

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