TWO lucky Premium Bonds holders will be waking up millionaires this morning after scooping the top prize in the February 2019 draw. Here’s everything we know so far. Who are the February 2019 Premium Bonds big winners? A man from Humberside was revealed as the first million-pound winner for this month. He scooped the windfall with the winning bonds number 196XA565201. The unnamed man apparently bought £30,000 in Premium Bonds as an investment back in September 2012. He is the third ever jackpot winner from the Humberside region. The second winner for February 2019 is a man from Devon. He bought his winning bond in July 2014 and won with bond number 227WY22783. The two men are the 403rd and 404th winners of the £1million jackpot. How many prizes were awarded overall this month? In February 2019 draw, around 3,223,731 prizes worth a staggering £92,144,925 were awarded. The individual prizes range from £25 to £100,000. NS&I’s retail director Jill … [Read more...] about February 2019 Premium Bonds winning numbers – find out if you won the £1million cash prize
Unclaimed winning premium bond numbers
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
A lucky Premium Bond holder from Northamptonshire has scooped a £1m tax-free prize. The secret identity of the female winner has not been revealed - but they are one of only two to win the jackpot this month with the other person from Essex.The pair become the 393rd and 394th Premium Bond holders to scoop the jackpot since the £1 million prize was introduced.The woman from Northamptonshire becomes just the second Premium Bonds millionaire in the county. She currently has £50,000 invested and bought the winning Bond in August 2015. The winning Bond number is 254PS792183.The last £1m winner in Northamptonshire won a decade ago in November 2008.Both women will receive a personal visit from Agent Million who will break the good news. Alun Williams, Assistant Director at NS&I, said: “People purchase Premium Bonds for a number of different reasons, some to win regular tax-free prizes and some to be in with a chance of winning the jackpot £1 million … [Read more...] about Premium bond millionaire is from Northamptonshire
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?