Premium Bonds: October's results revealed

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September Premium Bonds winners announced

Edinburgh and Essex are the big winners this month in the Premium Bonds, with both raking in the big bucks.

This is only the second time the top prize has been won in Edinburgh, meanwhile the lucky Essex winner is the 13th person from the county to pick up a cool £1 million.

See also: Premium Bonds winners for August announced

See also: Premium Bonds winners for September announced

The Scottish winner was a woman with a total of £15,500 in Premium Bonds holdings and the winning number was 237VM129960, bought in January 2015 as part of a £15,000 purchase.

It was a man who took the top spot in Essex with a total holdings of £40,000. It was lucky Bond number 233ZP420674 which won this month - it was bought in October 2014 as part of a £27,000 purchase.

Prize and value breakdown in October 2017

Value of prizeNumber of prizes
£1,000,0002
£100,0003
£50,0005
£25,00011
£10,00029
£5,00056
£1,0001,356
£5004,068
£10022,039
£5022,039
£252,310,586

Total prize fund value:

£67,855,500

Total number of prizes:

2,360,194

This month's winners are the 371st and 372nd Premium Bonds jackpot winners.

If you're worried that you might have missed out on a prize in the past or you don't want to miss one in the future, don't panic.

You can 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.

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