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 number||Area||Total value of holding||Date of purchase|
|£1,000,000||140SC232994||Bristol, City of||£30,000||Jul 08|
|£100,000||225QS809322||Northern Ireland||£40,000||Jun 14|
|£50,000||75XX214863||Greater Manchester||£29,094||Jun 05|
|£50,000||5QH821772||Northern Ireland||£30,225||Jan 02|
|£50,000||89NX911097||East Riding of Yorkshire||£29,992||Mar 04|
|£25,000||203CR710650||South Gloucestershire||£27,451||Feb 13|
|£25,000||30NY415101||West Scotland||£21,214||Feb 04|
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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