Premium bonds checker: What are the October premium bonds winning numbers?

Two lucky people in the UK have scooped the top prizes of £1 million for October. 

A man from Dorset was successful after he used his winnings from a previous prize draw. 

After winning £25 in May 2010, he put the money into new bonds. 

Now his numbers have come up once more (Bond number: 173HT264915). 


NS&I savings director Jill Waters said: “Re-investing Premium Bond prizes can be a great way of saving and it has paid off this month for Dorset’s jackpot winner, scooping the £1

million jackpot from a £25 invested prize.”


Another winner in London bought his ticket in February 2016 (Bond number: 267FW537456). 

His winning ticket was part of his £50,000 investment into the Premium Bonds scheme. 

How can you check if you have won a prize? 

Customers can check if they have any unclaimed Premium Bonds prizes on the NS&I website at

People can also download the free prize Checker app or write to NS&I, Glasgow, G58 1SB.

What are Premium Bonds?

Premium Bonds are a savings account you can put money into and take out whenever you want.

Any interest paid is then decided by a prize draw every month.

People buy £1 bonds which each have an equal chance of winning, so it’s better to buy more in order to have more of a chance of winning.

Winners are picked by a random number generating computer called Ernie (Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment).

The prize money represents the amount that would be paid in interest if premium bonds were regular government bonds.

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