Question for anyone who has won a cash prize from The Sun (Sports Quiz, Wordsearch etc.)

For anyone who has won one of these weekly cash prizes for £50 or £100 from The Sun (Sports Quiz, Wordsearch, Arroword, Crossword), how long did it take to receive your money?

I received an email on 14th November informing me that I'd won £50 on the quiz from the week before. I sent back the requested bank details etc. the same day.

I did send an email last week just checking that they had received my email with my details but I've heard nothing from them.

I was going to try giving them a call as it seems like a long time to wait for a bank transfer which can be done in a couple of minutes, but maybe I'm just being too impatient?

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  • ANGELWINGS
    ANGELWINGS Posts: 2,826
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    I’ve won with the Sun and whilst they are perhaps not the quickest, I would have thought you could make a polite enquiry now as it’s been a month.
  • Fletch123
    Fletch123 Posts: 1,472
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    I won with sun and it only took about 2 weeks to go into my bank account 
  • Midnighter
    Midnighter Posts: 18,145
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    I won a while ago and took a week or so for my prize to land in my bank account.
    '...luck came to those who left a space for it.' Terry Pratchett
  • KJ1986
    KJ1986 Posts: 678
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    Thanks all. I'll leave it til the beginning of January now with it being Christmas and give them a call then if still not received.
  • One-Eye
    One-Eye Posts: 66,023
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    Earlier this year:
    Their "you have won - send details" email sent on 23rd at 2pm
    I replied with details 23rd at 4pm
    They replied with "Payment being processed" 23rd at 5pm
    Money paid into bank 9th of following month.
  • Ashgate
    Ashgate Posts: 622
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    Hi - I won £50 from The Sun about 2 years ago and it took them over a month to pay it into my account.
  • Buttercup
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    Hi I won about 6 months ago it took about 5 or 6 weeks to go into my account
    Sarah x
  • KJ1986
    KJ1986 Posts: 678
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    Thanks. I called them earlier this week and they have advised that there was an issue with the payment going through. They asked me to check the bank details I had sent through which I've done and they were definitely my correct details so I can't see what the issue would be (I've had other people transfer me funds this week using the same details with no problems).

    They requested a photo of a bank statement with my account details showing at the top which I emailed back to them a few days ago and now I'm just awaiting a response from them again.

    Hopefully this will be sorted soon.
  • towser44
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    I had a cheque in the post when I won the first time and the second time was bank transfer and it took 2 weeks 
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