Premium Bonds: October winners announced

Rosie Vare
Premium Bonds: Did you win in October?
Premium Bonds: Did you win in October?



Autumn has arrived and so have the latest Premium Bond prize winners.

The October draw has picked out two new millionaires, one is a man from Staffordshire and the second is a woman living in Essex.

The winning bond in Staffordshire (215XY865796) was purchased in January 2014 and the lucky winner has a holding of £40,800.

In Essex the winning bond was number 276AV278339, purchased in July of this year and the winner has a holding of £22,225.

October's high value winners:

Prize value

Bond number

Area

Purchased

£1,000,000

215XY865796

Staffordshire

Jan-14

£1,000,000

276AV278339

Essex

Jul-16

£100,000

141CJ661353

Derbyshire

Jul-08

£100,000

259ZN414297

Dorset

Nov-15

£100,000

138HB024467

Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Apr-08

£50,000

2VR747799

Greater Manchester

Apr-04

£50,000

206GW792012

Sheffield

May-13

£50,000

103WK587629

Reading

Dec-05

£50,000

241QS845329

Hertfordshire

Mar-15

£25,000

229NZ088592

Hereford and Worcester

Aug-14

Information provided by NS&I

This month's millionaires become ERNIE's 347th and 348th jackpot winners.

According to NS&I there are a staggering 1,172,389 prizes worth £50,437,700 won 18 months or more ago. There are also 512 prizes worth £24,225 won 18 months or more ago by bondholders whose names are unknown.

If you're worried about missing out on a unclaimed Premium Bonds prize then get rid of the stress by registering to have any prizes paid directly into your bank account. Find out more about how to do that here.

And don't worry, it won't just sit there until you check your finances, you'll also get an email notifying you of your win!

You can also head to the NS&I website to check whether you've won on your Bonds here.