News Release
 May 1, 2021
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

Williamsville, N.Y. – Yesterday, Tops was excited to award $10,000 in Food and Fuel stimulus as part of its Tops Monopoly Rip it and Win It Game to Daniel S. of Depew, NY and Linda W. of West Seneca, NY. Daniel is now our twelfth and Linda our thirteenth lucky winners of a potential 50!

“I couldn’t believe it,” exclaimed Daniel when he learned he just had won $10,000 in food and fuel stimulus from Tops Monopoly. “I thought I had missed something in the fine print!” No one else had believed he won either when he called his parents and girlfriend to share the great news, that was until he showed them his winning ticket. “I never really played in the past, but my parents did and I always helped them, especially with the online game.” Ironically it was that same online game that held his winning ticket. “I had a handful of tickets and went online to enter my codes just like I used to with my folks. I just couldn’t believe my eyes.” When asked what he thought he’d buy first with his winning he said he would purchase some high quality steaks as he loves to cook. As to who will be on his guest list for the special celebratory dinner remains to be seen he teased.

Linda was equally as surprised when she revealed her $10,000 Monopoly Rip It and Win It Prize. “I wasn’t sure if confetti was going to jump out because it was such a big deal,” she laughed. Linda actually wasn’t the one who was the first to hear the news as she had given her husband the tickets to open in the car while she was as an appointment. “We called our two sons and my sister as soon as we realized we were instant winners,” said Linda. As long time players of the game she noted they still find old playing pieces from when Tops Monopoly was played on a board, but this is the first time they’ve won anything this big. “We’re looking forward to celebrating and maybe buying some lobster, crab or prime rib.” Linda’s lucky streak continued as the following day she headed to the casino where she won, then headed back to her local Tops where she won on a lottery ticket while she was validating her Monopoly win. Guess we all need to rub elbows with Linda! Tops kicked off its 12th season of Monopoly® Rip It & Win It Game on Sunday, March 7, 2021. This year you’ll not only have a chance to win one of 50 Grand Prizes of $10,000 like the lucky individuals noted above, in Food & Fuel Stimulus, but millions of other prizes and great money saving offers!

Be sure to get your Rip It and Win It tickets at any Tops Friendly Markets location now through May 29, 2021 (or while tickets last) for your chance to instantly win amazing prizes including free 3- months of Xbox Game Pass Gift Card, $25 Gift Cards to local retailers, $5 & $10 Tops Grocery/Gas gift cards, Free $2.00 Redbox movie rentals, 50 & 100 Tops GasPoints vouchers, Free in store products, and many tickets contain money saving coupons, and more! Thanks to many key product vendor sponsors, these savings are above and beyond the everyday great values and we’re excited to pass these offers along to customers.

Tops Monopoly Rip It and Win It allows customers to play every time they check-out at a Tops Friendly Markets location using their Tops BonusPlus® card. Each purchase transaction will receive one game ticket and customers will also receive a game ticket for each participating vendor product purchased. The sooner you rip it the sooner you’ll see how much you’ve won! (For a no purchase necessary entry visit our website for details at

When you play online or download the NEW Tops Rip It & Win It App to play your 12-digit code and scanable barcode, you’ll find out instantly if you’ve won! You can simply visit our website, to log-in and enter your code or use the new App to scan the barcode inside your ticket. Each ticket may be a chance to win $10,000 Food & Fuel Stimulus, $1, $2, or $5 Tops Bonus Bucks eCoupons, $5 or $10 Tops Grocery Pickup or Delivery discount offers or free products and discount product eCoupons. What’s more - for every game code entered or scanned, participants receive an entry into a weekly drawing for a chance to win a $500 gift card from the Tops Gift Card Mall!

Plus, millions of game tickets will contain a lucky token which can be redeemed for door buster savings in the Tops weekly ad. Returning for a fourth year, game participants will find lucky tokens inside millions of game tickets! Save these tokens and every week during the Tops Monopoly program, check the front page of the Tops weekly ad to see if one of your lucky tokens matches that week’s featured deal. Redeem your token at checkout to unlock the extra savings!

Also when you play online select game tickets will award Magic Tokens, new in 2021. Magic Tokens can be saved in the player’s online game account and may be redeemed to receive an eCoupon for that week’s Weekly Lucky Token special which is loaded into their BonusPlus Card. This way you never have to miss out on a great deal just because you don’t have that week’s Lucky Token!

And what’s more-one lucky winner will be guaranteed to win our Second Chance Sweepstakes of $20,000 Food & Fuel Stimulus Prize!

For more details on this year’s game, visit today!

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About Tops Friendly Markets Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 157 full-service supermarkets with five additional franchise stores and is the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York. As a leading grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western Vermont, and with the support of 15,000 associates, our core mission is to help our communities flourish. We support programs that seek to eradicate hunger and disease; promote the education of our youth; and to ensure we reduce environmental waste and energy consumption while providing our customers with sustainably sourced, high quality products. For more information, visit


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