The Queen has banned members of the royal family from playing Monopoly
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The Queen at Christmas: Monarch ‘bans royal family from playing Monopoly’ as it’s ‘too vicious’

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The Queen has reportedly banned members of the royal family from playing Monopoly at Christmas because it’s “too vicious”.

Monopoly is a staple in families’ homes up and down the country during the festive period, and we know things can get competitive.

So we’d like to know what happens at Buckingham Palace after the roast turkey is consumed!

The Queen has banned members of the royal family from playing Monopoly
The Queen has taken drastic action (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Why has the Queen banned Monopoly at Christmas?

Her Majesty has banned the board game because things “get too vicious” according to one very senior member of the royal family.

Newspaper, the Daily Telegraph reported in 2008 that Prince Andrew let the news slip during a visit to the Leeds Building Society’s headquarters.

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He said: “We’re not allowed to play Monopoly at home. It gets too vicious.”

It looks like the family favourite board game has been put in jail for good by the monarch.

The Queen has banned members of the royal family from playing Monopoly
Monopoly is a family favourite (Credit: Pexels)

There’s better news for Her Majesty when it comes the festive period.

After recovering from a back strain, the 95-tear-old has reportedly told family members that she’s fit for the festive period.

A source told The Mirror that she’s feeling “far better”.

And, furthermore, the source said she’s “looking forward to Christmas”.

But not Monopoly.

What are other royals doing this Christmas?

As for the other members of the royal family, the lead-up to Christmas means glitz, glamour… and televised carol concerts.

Prince William and Kate Middleton have announced they will be in attendance at a charity Christmas carol concert at Westminster Abbey in early December.

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Furthermore, ITV will televise the event.

In an Instagram post, the Duke and Duchess said: “This Christmas we are celebrating the incredible work of individuals and organisations across the nation who go above and beyond to support their communities.”

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