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April Premium Bonds: have you scooped the £1m jackpot?

Paloma Kubiak
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Paloma Kubiak

A man from Hertfordshire and a woman from Essex have become the latest winners of the life-changing £1m Premium Bonds prize.

The lucky man from Hertfordshire invested £40,000 and bought the winning NS&I Premium Bond in January 2015. The winning bond number is 239CV516628.

He becomes the 13th Premium Bonds millionaire from Hertfordshire.

The second big winner is a woman from Essex who scooped the life-changing £1m prize after investing the maximum £50,000. The winning bond number is 293GZ540034 and was bought in January 2017.

She becomes the 17th £1m winner from Essex.

There were 3.52 million prizes up for grabs in the April draw, worth £100.8m.

There were 86.4 billion eligible bonds for the draw. Since the first draw in June 1957, 476.5 million prizes have been drawn with a total value of £20.5bn.

Are you an April Premium Bonds winner?

Premium Bonds holders will be able to check if they’ve won an amount between £25 and £100,000 via the prize checker and prize checker app from Thursday 2 April.

During the coronavirus situation, NS&I is urging customers not to call to check if they have won as it’s dealing with customers who don’t have online access or have an urgent matter to discuss.

If you’ve previously chosen to have prizes paid into your bank account, or have prizes reinvested, you will receive an email or text message to inform you if you have won. You can then visit the online prize checker at or view the NS&I prize checker app to see the value of your prize.