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Premium Bonds winners in Tyne and Wear and Surrey

The £1 million Premium Bonds prize winners for July 2020 come from Tyne and Wear and Surrey.

The first eligible Bond number drawn was 392SK696449 and belongs to a man from Tyne and Wear. The man purchased the winning Bond in May 2020 and it is part of a holding worth £35,000. The man becomes the tenth £1 million Premium Bonds winner from Tyne and Wear.

July’s second millionaire is a woman from Surrey. Her winning Bond number is 297WB837011 and she has the maximum Premium Bonds holding of £50,000. The winning Bond was purchased in March 2017. The win makes her the 25 th Premium Bonds millionaire from Surrey.

July 2020 prize draw breakdown
In the July 2020 prize draw, a total of 3,710,908 prizes worth £106,070,125 will be paid out. There were 90,917,241,141 eligible Bonds for the draw. Since the first draw in June 1957, ERNIE has drawn 487 million prizes with a total value of £20.8 billion.

Value of prize

Number of prizes

£1,000,000

2

£100,000

7

£50,000

12

£25,000

27

£10,000

67

£5,000

132

£1,000

2,120

£500

6,360

£100

29,106

£50

29,106

£25

3,643,969

Total

£106,070,125

Total

3,710,908

Checking Premium Bonds prizes

Customers can check to see if they have won on the nsandi.com prize checker and prize checker app from Thursday 2 July 2020. 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 app.

Customers who have chosen to have prizes paid to their bank account, or have their prizes reinvested, will be informed whether they have won by email or text message. They can check the online prize checker at nsandi.com or the NS&I prize checker app to see the value of their prize. Those who receive warrants (like a cheque) will receive notification of any wins through the post.

Customers can arrange to get future prizes paid straight in to their bank account if they are registered for NS&I’s online service and have an email address or mobile phone number. Customers should visit nsandi.com and click ‘Log in’, go to ’Your profile’ and select ‘Your prize options’.

NS&I Premium Bonds prize warrants are valid for three months, however the warrants may still be accepted at a later date by the bank – up to 6 months. If customers have a problem at that time and the bank won’t accept the warrant, NS&I can send a new one.

New customers buying Premium Bonds for the first time, should do so online at nsandi.com. Existing customers looking to increase the size of their holding in Premium Bonds can invest by bank transfer and do not need to be registered for our online and telephone banking service to do this. Find out more at: https://www.nsandi.com/can-i-buy-bank-transfer-or-regular-standing-order

 

Jill Waters, NS&I’s Retail Director, said:

“When people think of Premium Bonds they often recall memories of a prize warrant landing on their doormat, but since the introduction of paperless prizes we’ve seen a good uptake in the number of customers choosing to have their prizes paid directly into their bank account. In June alone just over 70% of Premium Bonds prizes were paid out in this way – making it the quickest and most convenient way for people to receive their prizes.

“Premium Bonds holders can choose to have their prizes paid directly into their bank account, or to have any wins reinvested up to the maximum holding amount of £50,000, by registering for NS&I’s online services with a valid email address or mobile phone number. Money put aside each month can quickly grow into a small nest egg with the added bonus of a potentially life-changing prize.”

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