WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass., June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaw's and Star Market announced today that Dorchester, MA resident April Carrington has won the $1 million prize in the Albertsons Companies 2017 MONOPOLY Collect & Win Game. Besides playing the Collect & Win game, Ms. Carrington entered dozens of online sweepstake codes from her collected game tickets. One of those codes was randomly selected in the Last Chance drawing and earned her the top prize.
"Customers across the country won more than $103 million in prizes during this year's MONOPOLY Collect & Win Game," said Paul Gossett, President of Shaw's Supermarkets. "This year we guaranteed a $1 million prize winner and we are so pleased to be able to award that right here in New England."
"When the MONOPOLY game begins in February, anticipation for this day builds for the entire Star Market team," said Joe Kelley, Vice President and General Manager of Star Market. "We are so thrilled that April, a Star Market customer from Dorchester, was selected from more than 164 million entries and has won the $1 million prize. This feels like a victory for our entire team."
A highlight of this year's game was an online sweepstakes where customers could scan a code provided in a MONOPOLY game ticket for a chance to win cash and grocery gift cards throughout the Collect & Win Game. To ensure there was a Grand Prize winner, all valid sweepstakes entries collected during the game were eligible for a random, last chance drawing. By shopping at her local Star Market, Carrington collected a number of sweepstake entries and captured the MONOPOLY Collect & Win Game prize.
The grand prize was awarded at a ceremony held at the Star Market at 45 William T Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA on June 22, 2017.
About Shaw's & Star Market
Shaw's and Star Market are working to become the Favorite Local Supermarket™ in every state in which they operate. Shaw's is one of the oldest continuously operated supermarkets in the United States with its roots dating to 1860. Star Market, a premier food retailer, has been serving Boston area customers since 1915. Throughout the five New England states, there are 153 Shaw's and Star Market store locations employing approximately 19,000 employees. For more information about Shaw's and Star Market, please visit www.shaws.com and www.starmarket.com or connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/starmarket or http://www.facebook.com/Shaws.
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