Winning Moves

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Winning Moves USA
Privately held company
Industry Board games, card games publishing
Founded 1995
Headquarters Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.
Number of locations
Key people
Philip C. Orbanes Jr. (president)

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.[1]


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

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.[2] The company picked up the rights for the Rubik's Cube in 2000.[3] While in 2001, the company published a reproduction of Monopoly 1935 #9. Winning Moves published Monopoly: The Mega Edition in 2006.[2]

Games produced[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Arneson, Erik. "Winning Moves - Game Publisher". About Boardgames. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Noonan, Erica (November 8, 2003). "Let's twist again". The Boston Globe. Globe Newspaper Company. Retrieved January 11, 2017.
  4. ^ Stubblebine, Ray (February 13, 2007). "Photo: Mega Monopoly". Deseret News. Associated Press. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  5. ^ All games are listed on the company website

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