publication date: Thursday, May 1, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)

category: Business

clue: This railroad magnate and university founder would have been happy to sell you a Ticket to Ride.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Rothstein

The Game Masters: These ten celebrities would be instant masters at certain games if they ever got to play, judging from their previous life experience. The first week of this theme features celebrities who would dominate at modern board and card games, and the second week switches to modern video games.

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