Published On: Mon, Dec 9th, 2019

NS&I Premium Bonds checker: Have I won? How to check results for December 2019 | Personal Finance | Finance

Some Premium Bonds holders could be set to celebrate the start of 2020 in a big way, following the results of the December 2019 prize draw. This month, the prize fund exceed £98million, and the total number of prizes was more than 3.4million.

Also scooping a high level prize this month included six people who get a £100,000 payout.

The areas these winners are from are listed as Essex, Wiltshire, West Yorkshire, Hampshire and Isle of Wight, Tyne and Wear, Inner London.

Among the “high level” prizes, there were also 11 people selected for £50,000 this month.

In the Premium Bonds monthly draw, prize levels range from £25 up to the £1million jackpot.


What is the likelihood of winning in the Premium Bonds monthly draw?

Rather than guaranteed returns or a regular income, savers who buy Premium Bonds get the chance each month to be selected for a tax-free payout in the monthly draw.

The odds of winning for each £1 Bond number is 24,500 to one.

The minimum investment is £25, while there is also an upper limit, which is of £50,000 per person.

People who have an Amazon Alexa can also use this to check for prizes, by looking out for the Premium Bonds prize checker skill.

If a person scoops the £1million jackpot, then “Agent Million” will visit them in person.

The NS&I warns Premium Bonds holders to remember to ask for their ID before celebrating.

It adds that Agent Million will “always have it reader” to show them.

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