The £1 million Premium Bonds jackpot winners come from Surrey and Wiltshire in May 2021.

436VB112388 was the first Bond number drawn and it belongs to a male from Surrey. The man purchased his winning Bond in February 2021 and he holds a total of £43,590 in Premium Bonds. The win means that the man is the 26th Premium Bonds jackpot winner from Surrey.

The second Bond number drawn was 340LX170519. The Bond belongs to a man from Wiltshire. The man holds a total of £34,000 in Premium Bonds and purchased his winning Bond in September 2018. The win makes the man the ninth Premium Bonds jackpot winner from Wiltshire.

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 Wednesday 5 May 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.

May 2021 prize draw breakdown

In the May 2021 prize draw, a total of 3,123,205 prizes worth £89,792,075 will be paid out. There were 107,750,479,204 Bond numbers eligible for the draw. Since the first draw in June 1957, ERNIE has drawn 522.6 million prizes with a total value of £21.7 billion.

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Notes to Editors

  1. NS&I announced on 1 December 2020 that it would delay the phasing out of Premium Bonds prize cheques to give customers more time to provide NS&I with their bank account details.
  2. NS&I has spokespeople available for interview, including Agent Million, as well as a wealth of facts and figures (including regional) 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
  3. All Premium Bonds prizes are free of UK Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax.
  4. 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, because NS&I is backed by HM Treasury.
  5. The annual Premium Bonds prize fund rate is currently 1.00% and the odds of each individual Bond number winning any prize are currently 34,500 to 1. The prize fund rate and the odds of winning are variable, so they can change from time to time.
  6. Pictures of ERNIE 5, the previous ERNIEs and Premium Bonds, including the Premium Bonds app, are available in high-resolution jpeg format from the NS&I media team.
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