This week's Prize Bond Star Prize of €50,000 goes to a lucky prize bond number PA 679535 held in Co Cork. The lucky bond was purchased in 2011. There were over 6,400 prizes awarded in this week’s Prize BondDraw, amounting to over €380,000.
In addition to a €1m prize awarded on the last weekly draw of each quarter (March, June, September & December) there are weekly draws where the top prize is €50,000. Other cash prizes awarded each week include 10 of €1,000, 10 of €500 and over 6,000 of €50.
Prize Bonds are a State Savings product which, instead of paying interest, offers bond holders the chance to win cash prizes every week. All winnings are tax-free, and Prize Bonds can be cashed in at any time after the minimum holding period of three months.
If no-one comes forward to claim the prize within six months, the prize is entered into the unclaimed prize database where it is held indefinitely until the bond holder claims it.
Prize Bonds can be purchased by Direct Debit, online at www.StateSavings.ie, by telephone to callsave 1850 30 50 60 or at your local Post Office.
Prize Bond holders can check draw results online at www.StateSavings.ie. The main winning numbers are also available in most Post Offices.