Premium Bond 237th millionaire lives in Inner London
THIS month’s national Premium Bond millionaire is a man living in Inner London. He has scooped the top prize for October with a Premium Bond he bought in 2002 and becomes the 237th millionaire
THIS month's national Premium Bond millionaire selected today is a man living in Inner London.
He has scooped the top prize for October with Bond number 64WG747620, which he bought in September, 2002.
The man, who has asked to remain anonymous, is the 237th Premium Bond millionaire.
"I bought Premium Bonds for the chance I might win some prizes," he said.
"But I never thought I would actually come away with �1 million!
"It's great to know I can help out and treat my family."
This month's draw is paying out 1.6 million prizes, totaling �50m. There were almost four-and-a-half billion eligible Bond numbers in the draw.
- 1 Jailed: 8 east London offenders put behind bars in June
- 2 Three stabbed in Chrisp Street chicken shop
- 3 Police officer sacked for 'turning blind eye’ to criminal husband
- 4 Bow Lock murder defendants blame each other for fatal attack
- 5 Former Tower Hamlets councillor publishes autobiography on life as a hijabi woman
- 6 Woman treated at scene as 40 firefighters called to Bow tower block
- 7 8 charged after drugs raids in Hackney and Tower Hamlets
- 8 O2 Centre climb: Entertaining with fantastic panoramic views of London
- 9 Man accused of Yasmin Begum killing denies murder and burglary
- 10 V&A launches festival to celebrate 150 years in Bethnal Green
Premium Bonds, with their chance to win tax-free prizes instead of interest payments, were introduced by Chancellor Harold Macmillan in his 1956 budget.