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January 2021: Have you won the New Year Premium Bonds jackpot?

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04/01/2021
Two women have scooped the life-changing £1m Premium Bonds jackpot prize in the January 2021 draw. Are you also a New Year winner?

The first lucky woman from West Scotland bought the winning bond in May 2018 and holds the maximum £50,000. She scooped the £1m prize with bond number 330VT557685.

The Premium Bonds jackpot win makes the woman just the second winner from West Scotland.

January’s second millionaire is a woman from Barnet. The winning bond number 135RY390643 was bought in January 2008 and is part of a £20,000 holding. The win makes the woman the third winner from Barnet.

The big winners are announced on the first working day of the month ahead of other prize winners as ‘agent million’ visits homes with the surprise £1m news. Those who win a higher value prize result between £1m and £1,000 will also be notified today.

However, remaining Premium Bonds holders will be able to check if they’ve won a lower amount via the nsandi.com prize checker and prize checker app the following day so this will be available from tomorrow (Tuesday 5 January). You’ll need your Premium Bonds holder’s number.

There were 2.92 million prizes up for grabs in the New Year draw, worth £83m.

There were 100.7 billion eligible bonds for the draw and since the first draw in June 1957, 510 million prizes have been drawn with a total value of £21.4bn.

Last month, National Savings and Investments (NS&I) announced it would postpone the phasing out of Premium Bonds prize warrants until spring 2021.

Previously, NS&I was due to begin phasing out the prize warrants – which are like a cheque – from the December 2020 prize draw, with the last prize warrants being sent in February 2021.

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