The Official UK Thunderball


£ 500,000

Next Draw: Fri 26/07/2024

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UK Thunderball

UK Thunderball is UK Lotto's baby brother and it's the perfect game for players who like to bet small and play often, with the chance to win big. Itís operated by the UK National Lottery and it pays out more than £2.4 million every single week.

UK Thunderball offers players great odds, 3 draws a week, and the chance to win up to £800,000 in every draw. There are 9 prize levels in UK Thunderball, including the jackpot. Add that to the frequent draws, and you get a mountain of cash prizes being paid out to players every week.

UK Thunderball Key Facts

Draw Days

  •  Mon
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  •  Wed
  •  Thu
  •  Fri
  •  Sat
  •  Sun

Draw Format

Pick 5 numbers from 1 to 39. Then pick 1 number from 1 to 14. Match all 6 numbers and youíre a jackpot winner.


NEXT JACKPOT £ 500,000 million

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UK Thunderball FAQs

  •   What is UK Thunderball?

    UK Thunderball was created in 1999. Itís one of the few national weekly lottery games that holds 3 draws every week. The top prize in UK Thunderball is about £800,000, and there are numerous other prize categories in which players can win besides the jackpot. UK Thunderball offers players excellent odds of winning a prizeóabout 1 in 13.

  •   How does it work?

    You need to pick 5 numbers from between 1 and 39, plus 1 Thunderball between 1 and 14. The Thunderball number is drawn separately from the main numbers. If you match all 6 numbers, youíre a jackpot winner. There are 8 other prize categories besides the jackpot, and all offer cash prizes. You can win a prize simply by matching the Thunderball number alone.

  •   What does it pay?

    UK Thunderballís jackpot is guaranteed at £500,000

  •   What happens after buying a Ticket?

    Once youíve placed your order, we will email your confirmation. Your UK Thunderball Ticket(s) will be purchased by our local office who will send your numbers directly to your email. The originals will be stored in a security deposit box by our auditors for your security.

  •   How much does it cost to play?

    The exact price of your UK Thunderball ticket depends on how many lines youíd like to play and how many draws you want to play for. Remember, the price you pay includes all our service fees and taxes. We do not charge any deductions or commissions of any kind. You keep everything you win.

  •   When is the deadline for buying Tickets?

    The deadline for buying your tickets is usually around 5 hours before the draw itself. The amount of time you have left is clearly shown on the website. We recommend that you order in plenty of time if you donít want to miss out.

  •   What are the odds?

    Your odds of winning the top prize in UK Thunderball are 1 in 8,060,598. Your overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 13.

    Prize Hits Odds
    1st (jackpot) 5 + 1 1 in 8060598
    2nd 5 1 in 620046
    3rd 4 + 1 1 in 47415
    4th 4 1 in 3647
    5th 3 + 1 1 in 1437
    6th 3 1 in 111
    7th 2 + 1 1 in 135
    8th 1 + 1 1 in 35
    9th 0 + 1 1 in 29
  •   How do I know if I have won?

    After the draw the winning numbers and the prizes for each category will be announced by UK Thunderball. As soon as we get this information, it will be communicated via email and, if you have won a major prize, we will contact you directly as soon as we can. All results can also be viewed on our website.

  •   What happens when I win?

    All prizes won that are below $600 will be claimed on your behalf and credited to your BuyLottoOnline account. Any prizes won above this level are handled on a case by case basis according to the rules of the individual lottery. Wherever possible BuyLottoOnline will claim the prize money on your behalf. If you prefer to handle your own claim or local rules prevent us from claiming the prize on your behalf, we will facilitate getting the winning ticket to you and our lottery winners support team will assist you in making the claim. We have had over 192,000 winners from 118 different countries throughout the world with players winning anything from $8 prizes up to $1 million jackpots.


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Why play UK Thunderball?  

  •  UK Thunderball players have the chance to win up to £800,000
  •  With 3 draws a week, there are plenty of chances to win
  •  The overall odds of winning any prize in UK Thunderball are 1-in-13