News Release
 June 22, 2021
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

Williamsville, N.Y. – Recently Tops awarded $10,000 in a Food and Fuel stimulus as part of its Tops Monopoly Rip it and Win It Game to Pamela F. of Arcade, NY, Sara T. of Forestville, NY and Michelle W. of Alden, NY.

When Pamela realized she just one $10,000 in food and fuel from Tops she thought it was a joke! She called her son, daughter and husband downstairs and made everyone double check the ticket. “We had a ton of tickets sitting at home and a friend told me I better open them soon,” Pamela said. “When I called her and said I won, she said I better get a cut!” Pamela and her family were always avid players of Tops Monopoly over the past 12 years so it was exciting for them to win something this huge. “We’ve won tickets, loaves of bread, but this certainly is the best,” she notes.

Sara was so excited we can’t even print her response! “I’ve won some freebies and coupons in the past, but never anything like this,” Sara told Tops representatives about how she felt when she learned she won $10,000 in food and fuel stimulus from Tops Monopoly. Sara made sure to share the good news with her mom who was equally as surprised and happy for Sara’s good fortune. While Sara misses the traditional Tops Monopoly board game, where she could sit and try and find the right tickets after each of her trips to the store, she won on this one, so it’s “good as well” in her book. As to how she’ll spend her winnings she promised her grandfather that he has some steaks with his name on them.

Never was there a better red light experience than the one Michelle had when she opened her winning Tops Monopoly ticket! At first when she opened the ticket she thought she won $10.00 and thought – that’s nice, and she put the tickets back on her seat and went on her way. At the following red light, she looked at it again and saw it was really $10,000. “I cried uncontrollably,” said Michelle. “I was heading to meet a friend for lunch but never made it there for obvious reasons.” Michelle immediately shared the great news with her husband after validating her ticket was in fact the real deal, with the store. An avid participant in Tops Monopoly since its inception, Michelle really enjoys this promotion and while she hasn’t set her sights on what she’s going to buy first with her new found winnings, she is sure to celebrate soon.

Even though the game has officially ended be sure to check the tickets you may not have opened at home so you can redeem them for 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 allowed customers to play every time they check-out at a Tops Friendly Markets location using their Tops BonusPlus® card. Each purchase transaction received one game ticket and customers also received a game ticket for each participating vendor product purchased.

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! Hurry and enter your codes!

Plus, millions of game tickets contained a lucky token which could be redeemed for door buster savings in the Tops weekly ad. Returning for a fourth year, game participants found lucky tokens inside millions of game tickets! If they saved these tokens every week during the Tops Monopoly program, shoppers could check the front page of the Tops weekly ad to see if one of their lucky tokens matched that week’s featured deal.

Also when shoppers played online select game tickets awarded Magic Tokens, new in 2021. Magic Tokens could be saved in the player’s online game account and were redeemed to receive an eCoupon for that week’s Weekly Lucky Token special which was loaded onto their BonusPlus Card.

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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