News Release
 March 31, 2023
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops is excited to announce that it has already awarded the first of what is anticipated to be many winners in its Tops Rip It, Win It, Live It Up Monopoly Game. Congratulations are extended to Daisy W. of Canandaigua, NY who is the winner of free groceries for a year. She’ll be presented with her prize on Monday, April 3 at 10am at the Tops located at 5150 North Street, Canandaigua, NY.

“I was shocked when I saw that I had an instant winner ticket. I had gone to the store to just grab a bell pepper we needed for dinner and a few other items and cashed out through self-checkout. When I got to my car and saw that I had an instant winner I called my dad and he told me to go back to the store to see what it meant,” Daisy told a tops spokeswoman. “Upon returning the young man who handed me my ticket was very excited and told me this is “big news!” and had to get his manager.”

As luck would have it Daisy also learned that the shoppers ahead of her didn’t grab their tickets so she was in the right place at the right time. She immediately called her boyfriend after confirming the winning ticket with the assistant store manager, along with elated calls to her dad, mom and grandma – all of whom were excited for her.

“I was in disbelief until I got the official call that I did in fact have a winning ticket. This is a big blessing,” said Daisy. When asked if she is going to shop differently now she already had a plan. “I told my boyfriend we should spend like normal and tuck the money we would have spent away so we can use it for something else.”

But she does intend to enjoy a nice steak and lobster dinner to celebrate the surprise win. Daisy loves to cook so she was very excited to win this particular prize and was even teased by her boss that she better bring in some snacks to work.

Tops kicked off their 14th season of Monopoly® on Sunday, March 26, 2023. This year there will be five (5) chances to win the Grand Prize of the winner’s choice of either five (5) years of Free Groceries or $20,000 of Any Gift Cards YOU CHOOSE, plus millions of other prizes and great money saving offers! And what’s more-one lucky winner will be guaranteed to win our Second Chance Sweepstakes of a $10,000 Dream Vacation!!

Be sure to get your Rip It, Win It, Live it Up tickets at any Tops Friendly Markets location now - May 27, 2023 (or while tickets last) for your chance to win over $27 million dollars in amazing prizes including free groceries for five years, 100,000 gas points, gift cards, entertainment, money saving coupons, and more! Thanks to many key product vendor sponsors, these savings are above and beyond Tops’ everyday great values and we’re excited to pass these offers along to customers.

Tops Monopoly Rip It, Win It, Live it Up 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

Back by popular demand this year are chances to win money saving tickets off of your groceries simply by collecting the four railroad tickets to save $10 off or two luxury properties (Boardwalk and Park Place) to save $25 off your groceries! Enter your codes online to see which marker is earned! You can also enter in your online codes to win free product, $1, $2 & $5 Tops Bonus Buck eCoupons. All will be awarded in the form of an eCoupon loaded on the customer’s BonusPlus Card for easy redemption.

Also returning this year customers will be able to help Tops give back to local charities when they receive a Community Chest ticket. Inside certain tickets there will be $1 donation code where when customers redeem the ticket at check out, Tops will donate $1 to a local food bank, children’s hospital, or school on your behalf!

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 sixth 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!

What’s more we’re introducing INSTANT Magic Tokens! Magic tokens may be redeemed for any of the current advertised Weekly Lucky Token item in ad for INSTANT savings!

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

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About Tops Friendly Markets Based in Williamsville, NY, Tops Markets currently operates 149 grocery stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont, including five that are run by franchisees. As the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York, with over 14,000 associates, the company is dedicated to providing sustainably sourced, high-quality products, while helping its communities flourish via support for programs that eradicate hunger and disease, educate youth and reduce environmental waste and energy consumption. For more information, visit


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