David Hoel and his son, Teddy, don't play Monopoly at home.
"We fight too much," said Hoel, who turned out with his son for the Saturday Monopoly Tournament to benefit Aiken's Fermata Club.
There wasn't any fighting at the Hoels' table during the preliminary match, but the players seemed to get quite excited about $12 or $18 in rent they received.
This was the second Monopoly Tournament fundraiser for the club, according to organizer Chuck Foster.
"We had a whole lot more interest this year," he said. "We had people come from Greenville and Evans."
There were eight players in the tournament.
The winner was David McCaslin, a sophomore at Greenbrier High School.
The tournament included a preliminary round followed by the championship round, with the four top winners from the preliminaries.
The tournament winner received a Hasbro game pack with board games including Monopoly.
David is an avid Monopoly player.
"I'm good at Monopoly," he said. "I play all the time with my friends."
Foster said he got the idea for the tournament after he and his daughter, Emily, participated in one at the Aiken County Library many years ago.
"She was second and I was third," he said. "She's never let me live that down."
Emily is now a senior at Strom Thurmond High School; the two played in the tournament when she was in middle school.
Foster said he plans to continue the annual event and hopes that the numbers will grow.
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