Premium Bonds: Have you won in December?

Two millionaires made just in time for Christmas

Premium Bonds: December winners announced

It's the first day of December which means a few things, only 24 days until Christmas, only 30 days until the end of the year and the release of the final Premium Bond winners of the year!

It's good news for a couple of people before Christmas as two people were lucky enough to net the million pound prizes.

See also: Are you owed a Premium Bond prize?

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The first winner was from Gloucestershire who has a holding of £41,625. The winning bond (No. 277WB531615) was bought in July 2016.

The second lucky millionaire was from Essex with a holding of £30,000 and won with bond number 176XC192939 which was bought in December 2010.

December's high value winners:
Prize valueWinning bondHoldingDate bought
£1,000,000277WB531615£41,625July 2016
£1,000,000176XC192939£30,000December 2010
£100,000168SD912436£30,900May 2010
£100,000214QG669334£30,000November 2013
£50,000272JJ577470£12,350May 2016
£50,000140ZE329530£29,992July 2008
£50,000279ZB182370£50,000August 2016
£50,000255SE616149£31,400September 2015
£50,000102DP039413£50,000October 2005
£50,000267PF062139£26,230Febuary 2016

Information provided by NS&I

Your odds of winning from each £1 bond number is 30,000 to one while the annual prize fund interest rate is 1.25% and all prizes are tax-free.

This month's millionaires become ERNIE's 351st and 352nd jackpot winners.

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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.