December 2023 NS&I Premium Bond winners revealed - have you won the jackpot?

Two Premium Bond holders are now millionaires as NS&I reveals December winners. Find out if you’re one of them

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Two lucky NS&I Premium Bond holders, from York and Essex are kickstarting the festive month as millionaires, as they hit the £1 million jackpot in the December draw. 

The first winner from York holds £49,976 in Premium Bonds and purchased their winning Bond in December 2021. They drew Bond number 481BJ590233, making them the  eighteenth jackpot winner from Yorkshire. 

The second millionaire from Essex drew Bond number 028FD335334 and holds £14,600 in Premium Bonds. They purchased their winning Bond in March 2000- more than 23 years ago, making them the twenty-third jackpot winner from Essex.

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Both millionaires will have had a visit from Agent Million to notify them of their winnings. But there are thousands of other prizes ranging from £25 to £100,000 to be won this month.

December 2023 Premium Bond winners 

If you didn't win the £1 million jackpot, you still have a chance of bagging between £25 to £100,000, especially as NS&I recently increased the prize draw rate to a 24 year high, meaning more prizes are now up for grabs.

The prize fund rate went up from 4% to 4.65% in the September draw, with NS&I adding £66 million more to the Premium Bond prize pot. The odds of winning have improved from 22,000 to 21,000 to 1 - the best level since April 2008.

This month's prize fund has a total of 5,817,845 prizes, worth £473,427,175. Here are the list of winnings that will be dished out in December 2023 draw - but you'll only be able to check tomorrow (2 December) is one of those prizes is yours.  

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Value of prizeNumber of prizes
£1,000,000 2
£100,000 91
£50,000 181
£25,000 362
£10,000 907
£100 2,352,736
Total value of prizes: £473,427,1755,817,845

How to check for NS&I Premium Bond prizes

To see if you are a winner in the December draw. you can use the prize checker or the official prize checker app - available on either Android or iOS. You will be able to check from Saturday 2 December. 

If you use the website, you will need your NS&I number, and if you’re checking on the app, you will need your holder’s number to hand. 

If you think you might have unclaimed prizes or you have lost your NS&I information, read more on how to check for premium bonds

Currently, there are 7,827 prizes worth £226,900 yet to be claimed in York alone, and 55,559 unclaimed prizes in Essex. 

The oldest unclaimed prize is worth £25 and is from the February 1964 draw. 

Vaishali Varu
Staff Writer

Vaishali has a background in personal finance and a passion for helping people manage their finances. As a staff writer for MoneyWeek, Vaishali covers the latest news, trends and insights on property, savings and ISAs.

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