In May 2014, Premium Bond number 135MM985708 won £25,000. No one ever claimed the money. It was bought by someone in Essex, who has a total of £2,325 invested in the savings vehicle – but that's all we know about them. They're not alone – there are currently 1.5 million winning Premium Bonds where no one has ever claimed the prize. In Essex alone, along with the £25,000 unclaimed prize, there are two £10,000 prizes and three £5,000 waiting for someone to bank them. Add them all up and there is almost £1.6 million worth of winnings spread around 40,500 prizes. The oldest unclaimed prize in the county dates back to February 1964 – that's more than 54 years ago, two years before England won the World Cup – and it's still valid if the owner is ever tracked down. And that's just Essex, there are also more than 11,000 unclaimed Premium Bonds prizes in Northamptonshire, worth over £400,000. Why prizes go unclaimed There are more 1.5 … [Read more...] about £60m up for grabs thanks to lost Premium Bonds – how to claim your prize
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TWO lucky Premium Bond holders have received an August pot of gold this year by scooping the top prizes in this month's draw. Here's what we know. Who were the August 2018 Premium Bonds winners? A woman from outer London, the 391st Premium Bond millionaire, purchased her winning Bond in June 2012, and currently has £29,700 invested (winning Bond number 193WA458843). While she is registered to have her prizes reinvested, her win this month will be given in person by Agent Million. A man, also from outer London, is the second recipient of the top prize this month and the 392nd in total. He purchased his winning Bond in June 2015, and currently has the maximum of £50,000 invested (winning Bond number 247YN655471). He has registered to have his prizes paid directly into his bank account, however will be in for a surprise this month when Agent Million knocks at his door instead. How many people won in August's Premium Bonds draw? In the August 2018 draw, a total of … [Read more...] about August Premium Bonds winning numbers – have you won £1million cash prize?
TWO lucky Premium Bond holders have received a July windfall this year by scooping the top prizes in this month's draw. Here's what we know. Who were the July 2018 Premium Bonds winners? A man from Suffolk who bought his winning bond in June 2017 and a man from south west Wales will share the top £1million prize. The man from South West Wales becomes the fifth jackpot winner from the region since the £1 million prize was introduced in 1994. His winning Bond was purchased in March 2010 (Bond number: 166LV246433). They are the 389th and 390th winners of the £1million prize. How many people won in July's Premium Bonds draw? Premium Bonds is also paying out over three million other prizes to Premium Bond holders, ranging from £25 to £100,000. Jill Waters, Retail Director at NS&I, said: “I’m delighted for our two jackpot winners and all of our customers who are receiving a boost this month. Whatever you have won, get in touch through our … [Read more...] about July 2018 Premium Bonds winning numbers – have you won £1million cash prize?
TWO lucky Premium Bond holders have received a June windfall this year by scooping the top £1million prize in this month's prize draw. Here's what we know. Who were the June 2018 Premium Bonds winners? A man from Hereford and Worcester and a woman from Essex are celebrating the first official day of Summer as they have scooped the £1 million jackpot prizes in June’s Premium Bonds draw. June is a lucky month for Premium Bonds holders in Hereford and Worcester. Besides a man from the region hitting the jackpot this month, the last win from the area was exactly six years ago (June 2012). Before that, there was also a Premium Bonds millionaire made in Worcestershire a decade ago (June 2008). This is the second winner from Hereford and Worcester, while there have also been two previous winners from Worcestershire. The winning holder currently has £27,500 invested in Premium Bonds and purchased the winning Bond in September 2009. The winning Bond number was … [Read more...] about June 2018 Premium Bonds winning numbers – have you won £1million cash prize?
The Premium Bonds numbers for May have been drawn and two people are now £1million richer - including a woman from the South West. Bond number 177KW885582 has been drawn and it belongs to a woman in Barnet who started out with just £1,000 worth of Premium Bonds. And in Wiltshire a woman who has Bond number 269AV661906 has also won £1million having started out with a £1,100 investment. Jill Waters, retail director at NS&I, stold The Mirror: “While investing to the maximum increases your chances of winning, Barnet’s winner shows that you don’t need the maximum invested in Premium Bonds in order to strike lucky." Since the maximum holding was increased to £50,000, just 10 of a possible 68 jackpot winners have had the full £50,000 invested in Premium Bonds. The average amount held by winners of the £1 million prize since August 2015 is just over £28,000. In the May 2018 draw, a total of 3,043,434 prizes worth £86,991,450 … [Read more...] about West woman wins £1m on Premium Bonds