Last week's Prize Bond Star Prize of €50,000 went to lucky Prize Bond number LI503016, held in County Kilkenny.
The lucky bond was purchased in 2009. There were over 6,000 prizes awarded in last week’s Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €365,000.
In addition to a €1 million 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.
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.