May’s Premium Bonds millionaires come from Nottingham and Sefton

This month’s £1 million Premium Bonds jackpot winners come from Nottingham and Sefton, with Agent Million visiting both winners in person to let them know about their life-changing win.

The first Bond number drawn was 350FG197341 and it belongs to a winner based in Nottingham. This winner purchased their winning Bond in January 2019 and holds £50,000 in Premium Bonds.

The second £1 million jackpot winner is based in Sefton, Merseyside. Their winning Bond number is 371JL524811 and it was purchased in October 2019. They hold a total of £46,525 in Premium Bonds.

May 2023 prize draw breakdown
In the May 2023 prize draw, a total of 5,048,164 prizes worth £333,178,725 will be paid out. There were 121,155,903,514 Bond numbers eligible for the draw. Since the first draw in June 1957, ERNIE has drawn 621 million prizes with a total value of £25.7 billion.

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Checking prizes
Premium Bonds holders can check to see if they have won a prize in May’s prize draw. They can do this by using the prize checker, official prize checker app or their Alexa-enabled device from Wednesday 3 May 2023. 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. At the same time, they can check for any unclaimed prizes owed to them.

Notes to editors

  1. NS&I announced on 14 February 2023 that the Premium Bonds prize fund rate would increase from 3.15% to 3.30%, with the odds remaining at 24,000 to 1. Details of all the changes can be seen here .
  2. NS&I also announced changes to other variable products, effective from 14 February 2023. Details of all the changes can be seen here .
  3. NS&I has spokespeople available for interview, including Agent Million, as well as a wealth of national and regional facts and figures about Premium Bonds. If you require any further details, please contact the NS&I media team on the contact details below or tweet your question to @nsandi.
  4. All Premium Bonds prizes are free of UK Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax.
  5. NS&I is one of the largest savings organisations in the UK, offering a range of savings and investments to 25 million customers. All products offer 100% capital security as NS&I is backed by HM Treasury.
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