You are here: Home - Saving & Banking - News -

Have you won in August’s Premium Bonds draw?

Written by:
Two women – from Devon and Wales – have scooped this month’s £1m Premium Bonds jackpot.

The first lucky woman, from Devon, holds £1,001 in Premium Bonds, making her a Premium Bonds millionaire with one of the smallest ever holdings to win. The bond number is 404KX510146 and the woman bought the winning Bond in July 2020.

The second jackpot winner, from Wales, holds £10,051 in Premium Bonds and the winning Bond was an automatically reinvested prize from a previous Premium Bonds prize win in March 2013. The bond number is 202ZQ082477.

Jill Waters, retail director at NS&I, which oversees the draw, said: “The winner from Devon shows that, no matter how much you hold in Premium Bonds, you’re always in with a shot at winning the £1m jackpot. Each and every £1 Bond has an equal opportunity, which is what the magic of Premium Bonds is all about.”

Checking Premium Bonds prizes

Customers can check to see if they have won on the prize checker, official prize checker app or via their Alexa-enabled device from Tuesday 3 August 2021.

Customers will need their Premium Bonds holder’s number to use the website and their NS&I number or holder’s number to check via the prize checker app.

Get Premium Bonds prizes faster

Almost 9 in 10 prizes are now paid either directly into customers’ bank accounts or reinvested into more Premium Bonds. Having Premium Bonds prizes paid directly into bank accounts or automatically reinvested into more Premium Bonds is quicker, easier and more secure than receiving them via cheque.

August 2021 prize draw breakdown

In the August 2021 prize draw, a total of 3,231,548 prizes worth £92,906,925 will be paid out.

There were 111,488,327,613 Bond numbers eligible for the draw.

Since the first draw in June 1957, ERNIE has drawn 532 million prizes with a total value of £22bn.

There are 0 Comment(s)

If you wish to comment without signing in, click your cursor in the top box and tick the 'Sign in as a guest' box at the bottom.

The savings accounts paying the most interest

It’s time to get your finances in shape, and moving your cash savings to a higher paying deal is a good plac...

Everything you need to know about being furloughed

Few people had heard of ‘furlough’ before March 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic thrust the idea of bein...

The experts’ guide to sorting out your personal finances in 2021

From opting to ‘low spend’ months to imposing your own ‘cooling-off period’, industry experts reveal t...

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

Money Tips of the Week