The high-value winners for this month’s NS&I Premium Bonds draw were announced on Friday 1 July. The two winners of the jackpot prize came from Inner London and Surrey. The Officials don’t name the winners but they do release information about their location, the winning bond number and how much Premium Bonds holdings they have. The first winning bond number drawn was 210ST236184.
This bond owner was from London and held £30,300 in Premiums Bonds.
They purchased the winning Bond in August 2013.
They have become the seventh millionaire chosen by ERNIE from Inner London.
The second winning Bond number drawn was 471RR305957.
Since the first draw in July 1957, the Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment (ERNIE) has drawn 572 million prizes with a total value of £23 billion.
The first Premium Bonds millionaire came in 1994; since then 400 people have been visited by the NS&I’s Agent Million to be delivered the news.
In May, the NS&I announced that the Premium Bonds prize fund rate was to increase from 1 percent to 1.4 percent.
This meant that the odds of winning changed from 34,500 to one to 24,500 to once.