How to Play Thunderball

Get ready to dive into the details of how to play Thunderball and learn how to increase your chances of winning a substantial prize!

Choose your numbers

The gameplay involves selecting five main numbers from a range of 1 to 39, followed by choosing a Thunderball from 1 to 14. This additional ball, known as the Thunderball, has the unique ability to multiply the winnings. If you prefer not to manually select your own numbers, there is an option to have numbers randomly allocated to you through the “lucky dip” feature of the lotto machine system.

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Prize tiers and odds of winning

There are 9 different prize tiers, with prizes increasing from £3 for matching just the Thunderball up to the jackpot prize of £500,000 for matching all five main numbers and the Thunderball. Each player who matches all five main numbers and the Thunderball wins the top prize. The chance of doing so is 1 in 8,060,598. See the odds of winning for each of the 9 available prize tiers here.

Purchase your tickets

You can purchase your Thunderball tickets at licensed stores and online websites. It costs £1 per line. Draws take place at 20:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Fridday and Saturday. The results are published shortly after the draw on this website.

Thunderball Jackpot
£500,000
Friday, 14 June 2024
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Thunderball Jackpot
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Friday, 14 June 2024
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