Rolling the Dice to Get Out of Jail in Monopoly

By Amy Hannaford
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Family game night brings laughter and friendly competition. Monopoly is a great game to get everyone involved. If you land in jail you'll need to know how to roll to get out. If you don't remember, follow the steps below to refresh your memory.

Roll the dice on your turn.

Get out of jail if you roll doubles. Keep your piece on the same space but set it off to the side of the jail until your next turn.

Stay in jail if you did not roll doubles. Wait until your next turn to roll again.

Roll the dice on your next turn. If you don't roll doubles stay in jail and wait until your next turn to try again.

Roll the dice a total of three times on three different turns. If you do not roll doubles the third time move your piece out of jail and keep it on the same space. On your next turn roll and move as usual.

About the Author

Amy Hannaford teaches childbirth education classes and a healthy pregnancy series in Southern Oregon. Hannaford holds an Associate of Arts degree, a certificate in medical assisting, and has been a childbirth educator and birth doula for 20 years. She has been writing articles for Demand Media since 2008.