News Release
 May 3, 2019
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

Williamsville, N.Y. – Today, Tops Friendly Markets awarded a lucky Watertown, NY resident with the third of its 10 guaranteed car prizes (valued at $25,000) in its customer MONOPOLY Rip It and Win It game.

Tanya Smith is the lucky recipient of a brand new car after shopping at the Tops located at 1330 Washington St. in Watertown and ripping open her instant win ticket. “This was completely unexpected,” Tanya told Tops officials. “Nothing cool seems to ever happen up here!” When asked if she has ever won anything like this before Tanya noted “I won bingo once, but nothing ever like this.” Tanya and her boyfriend, Matt, who are regular shoppers at the Watertown location, had received extra bonus tickets while shopping that day, had opened the tickets once back from their shopping trip. Of fifteen tickets Tanya had ripped, it was the very last one that had the prize of a new car.

Today, the official check presentation took place at the Watertown Tops, where Tops associates celebrated with Tanya and Matt, with some refreshments. Tops has presented two other lucky recipients with a brand new car through Tops Monopoly Rip It and Win It game. One lucky recipient was a resident of Syracuse, NY and the other Buffalo, NY. Over 182,000 instant winners have already won in Tops Rip It and Win It Game and over 7,700 have won by playing online! You could be next!

There are still seven more chances to win a brand new car! Be sure to get your Rip It and Win It tickets at any Tops Friendly Markets location March 17- June 8, 2019 (or while tickets last) during Tops Rip it and Win It Game. Shoppers can instantly win $10,000 in cash, gift cards, free food 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. With over 3 million instant winners and 10 guaranteed winners of a brand new car, lady luck will be on your side! ###

About Tops Friendly Markets

Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 159 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 14,000 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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