Were you a January 2015 Premium Bonds winner?

January Premium Bonds

Were you one of the lucky winners in the first Premium Bonds draw of 2015?

It's a very happy start to 2015 for two players who won £1,000,000 each this month.

One of the lucky winners is a female from Leeds who holds only £400 in Premium Bonds. Her winning bond (bond number: 141NA438633) was bought in August 2008.

The second winner is a female living in Bristol. This player's winning bond (bond number: 140SC232994) was bought in July 2008. She had total holdings of £30,000.

For the January 2015 draw, ERNIE paid out over 2 million prizes, together amounting to over £59 million in value.

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 numberAreaTotal value of holdingDate of purchase
£1,000,000141NA438633Leeds£400Aug 08
£1,000,000140SC232994Bristol, City of£30,000Jul 08
Nottinghamshire£30,000Dec 12
£100,000210YK575580London£38,386Aug 13
£100,000225QS809322Northern Ireland£40,000Jun 14
£100,000160HF498455Dorset£10,784Sep 09
£50,000202EF233718Lincolnshire£28,000Feb 13
£50,000213VW618958Kent£20,000Nov 13
£50,000209CJ542994Berkshire£20,375Jul 13
£50,000126QP833441Cleveland£17,160Apr 07
£50,000189MJ461828Preston£1,500Jan 12
£50,00075XX214863Greater Manchester£29,094Jun 05
£50,000102KC105564Leicester£40,000Oct 05
£50,0005QH821772Northern Ireland£30,225Jan 02
£50,00089NX911097East Riding of Yorkshire£29,992Mar 04
£25,000188WY016568Wiltshire£29,000Dec 11
£25,000143AL145166Surrey£38,602Sep 08
£25,000151XV068404Gloucestershire£29,995Feb 09
£25,00055XS342169Cumbria£30,000Mar 99
£25,000213YC071199Barnet£35,000Nov 13
£25,000228TZ500832Leicestershire£20,000Aug 14
£25,00024EF047840Oxfordshire£11,900May 94
£25,000184JM568936Lancashire£7,000Sep 11
£25,000233HX953965Edinburgh£15,000Oct 14
£25,00089VF469415Bedfordshire£2,500Jan 99
£25,000210TE045491Lincolnshire£30,000Aug 13
£25,000203CR710650South Gloucestershire£27,451Feb 13
£25,000235NG004527Hertfordshire£40,000Nov 14
£25,00030NY415101West Scotland£21,214Feb 04
£25,000157WQ967672Bromley£992Jul 09
£25,00092AG506902Essex£40,000Feb 04
£25,00054FD294888Staffordshire£28,383Mar 00

Information supplied by National Savings & Investments

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. The chances of all bonds winning are the same, regardless of when or where they were bought.

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.

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

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