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DATE:
 September 17, 2018
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
COLLECT AND WIN: MONOPOLY® AT TOPS AWARDS ALBION RESIDENT $5,000 STOCKPILE PRIZE
WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont is pleased to announce that it has awarded its $5,000 Stockpile prize in its Monopoly Collect and Win game. The lucky winner, Henry Cabic and his wife, Elizabeth, reside in Albion, NY. Henry and Elizabeth have played Monopoly Collect and win before, but they have never won anything of this magnitude. “I was very excited when I figured out that I won,” said Cabic. “I've never won anything like this before so it was definitely a shock to me. I think my wife’s more excited than I am!” A formal check presentation and celebration was conducted at the Albion Tops where the winner and his family was presented with their prize and cake. TOPS Monopoly® Collect and Win returned to TOPS for its 9th consecutive season March 11 and ran through June 2, 2018. TOPS was excited to bring the FULLY CHARGED TOPS Monopoly® Collect and Win game to consumers with over $42,000,000 in prizes and money-saving coupons. Thanks to many key product vendor sponsors, these savings were above and beyond the everyday great values and TOPS was excited to pass these offers along to its customers. To date over 251, 709 prizes have been awarded! There was an incredible line-up of fully charged prizes that energized participant’s lives. Participants could feel the surge of winning with chances to win a $250,000 smart home, $100,000 His & Her High Performance Cars, a $50,000 Rockstar Backyard, a $35,000 Tech Toy Chest, and Florida Family Vacations or Caribbean Cruises, to name a few of the fully charged jackpot of prizes! Inside each game ticket, customers received four game “markers” as pieces of one of the 19 opportunities within the game board. Customers collected the appropriate markers on the game board to complete the picture and win that prize. Within each ticket also were instant wins of cash up to $10,000, Tops gift cards, grocery products, and money-saving coupon offers. Also this year was an online version of the Tops Monopoly® Collect and Win Game. Each game ticket also could potentially include one game marker with a special twelve digit code. Customers were able to visit www.TopsMarkets.com and enter their code for a chance to win prizes ranging from $1 and $2 in Tops BonusBucks to $2,500 cash. All online codes entered were also given a chance to win $5,000 in Stockpile gift cards that can be used to purchase stocks of their choice. New this year, game participants found lucky tokens inside hundreds of thousands of game tickets! Customers saved these tokens and every week during the TOPS Monopoly program, checked the front page of the TOPS weekly ad to see if one of their lucky tokens matched that week’s featured deal. TOPS Monopoly® Collect and Win allowed customers to play every time they checked-out at a Tops Friendly Markets location. Customers played the Monopoly® Collect and Win game by obtaining a free game board at any Tops Markets location; upon checkout, game tickets were provided. One game ticket was given for every purchase with a BonusPlus card, with additional tickets provided based on the purchase of more than 3,000 specially marked items in the store. # # # About Tops Friendly Markets Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 169 full-service supermarkets with five additional by franchisees under the Tops banner. Tops employs more than 14,000 associates and is a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's website at www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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