Were you a December 2014 Premium Bonds winner?

Sinead Moore
Ernie goes on display at the Science Museum
Ernie goes on display at the Science Museum



Were you one of the lucky winners in this month's Premium Bonds draw?

This month – for the first time ever – NS&I has paid out over two million prizes, worth a total of more than £58 million.

Two players won £1,000,000 each this month.

One of the lucky winners is a male living in Berkshire. His winning bond (bond number: 221BE375090) was bought in May 2014.

The player had total holdings of £17,125. The second winner is a male living in South West Wales. This player's winning bond (bond number: 056QQ247084) was bought in January 2005. The player had total holdings of £30,175.

Take a look at the rest of the big prize winning numbers from this month's draw to see if you were a winner.

Prize value

Winning bond number

Area

Total value of holding

Date of purchase

£1,000,000

221BE375090

Berkshire

£17,125

May 14

£1,000,000

56QQ247084

South West Wales

£30,175

Jan 05

£100,000

85DZ303131

South West Wales

£20,000

Jul 97

£100,000

136BS056960

Birmingham

£30,000

Feb 08

£100,000

164GB383378

Cornwall

£24,121

Jan 10

£100,000

229YP945184

Overseas

£40,000

Aug 14

£50,000

142QK553913

Cheshire East

£12,062

Sep 08

£50,000

192QZ654794

Cheshire East

£15,124

May 12

£50,000

165WK184809

Tyne and Wear

£22,000

Feb-10

£50,000

51MK086717

Somerset

£22,425

Jul-96

£50,000

10GK645264

North Yorkshire

£30,000

Sep-93

£50,000

189WP824826

South West Wales

£30,050

Feb-12

£50,000

57ZE086356

Kent

£30,125

Nov-02

£50,000

98QK784020

Cardiff

£40,000

Aug-98

£50,000

220EV112862

Surrey

£40,000

Apr-14

£25,000

60JL358687

Essex

£10,000

Oct-97

£25,000

182PC197757

Outer London

£10,900

Jul-11

£25,000

89NY703243

Essex

£12,375

Mar-04

£25,000

140ZW222308

East Sussex

£20,000

Jul-08

£25,000

135FW809162

Devon

£20,043

Jan-08

£25,000

125BG215289

Kent

££23,922

Apr-07

£25,000

22LE793565

Buckinghamshire

£30,000

Aug-03

£25,000

5FD062224

Outer London

£30,000

Feb-00

£25,000

195EB713918

Hampshire and Isle of Wight

£30,000

Jul-12

£25,000

105WV089723

Inner London

£30,000

Jan-06

£25,000

105AS768245

London

£30,000

Jan-06

£25,000

1WG448923

Cornwall

£30,150

Jul-02

£25,000

214PB848385

Staffordshire

£36,950

Nov-13

£25,000

152FW968727

Norfolk

£40,000

Mar-09

£25,000

48ZA671245

Suffolk

£40,000

Nov-02

£25,000

108KE701450

Nottingham

£40,000

Mar-06


Information supplied by National Savings & Investments

The number of prizes is determined by the prize fund rate and the total value of holdings. The current prize fund rate of 1.35% together with an increase in the total value of holdings has pushed the number over the two million mark.

The annual Premium Bonds prize fund rate is currently 1.35% and the odds of each individual Bond number winning a prize are 26,000 to 1.

Over £41 million of Premium Bonds prizes are unclaimed.

London is the area with the most unclaimed prizes – over 200,000 prizes worth a whopping £9 million remain unclaimed.

There is no time limit for claiming prizes, and Premium Bonds holders can reduce the chances of their prizes becoming unclaimed by managing their Premium Bonds online or opting to have any prizes paid directly into their bank accounts by BACS, with notification by email. To sign up, holders should visit: http://www.nsandi.com/register

Customers can check the Premium Bonds prize checker on the NS&I website to see if they have won. You can also download the free official prize checker app from NS&I.

Alternatively, you can check in here every month to see if you were a winner.

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Find out if you were a winner in previous draws

Were you a November 2014 Premium Bonds winner?

Were you an October 2014 Premium Bonds winner?

Were you a September 2014 Premium Bonds winner?