Thunderball Game Rules


Become a Thunderball expert!

Launched in 1999, the British Thunderball lotto is a very popular lottery in the UK. After a few updates, it finally got its current formula, including four weekly draws with a £500,000 jackpot each!

Why is Thunderball so popular?

With four draws a week, Thunderball lotto has entered UK families as a quasi daily appointment. Its regular jackpot given at every draw and favourable odds of winning are the source of its success in the UK and the world with Sirlotto.com now!

Thunderball in figures

4: number of draws per week

£500,000: regular jackpot to win

About Thunderball

How to play Thunderball?

How to win Thunderball Lotto?

Choose five numbers from 1 to 39, as well as an extra number (a.k.a. the Thunderball) from 1 to 14.

If your six numbers (5 + 1) are drawn, you win the Thunderball jackpot!

Undecided about your numbers? Increase the suspense with our "Secret Numbers" option, which will randomly select your numbers and will hide them until your ticket is validated!

Available from five tickets, the Quick Pick tool will also help you choose your numbers, which can be modified at your convenience.

When to play Thunderball?

Whenever you want to! With our bundle and multi-draw offers, you don’t need to follow every result. Your tickets are validated in advance for the next few draws, and our team will let you know whenever you win!

What time is Thunderball draw?

Tuesday & Friday at 8 pm, Wednesday & Saturday at 8:15 pm (UK time).

Odds and Payout

How much does a Thunderball lottery ticket cost?

At Sirlotto.com , you play Thunderball at the fairest price of £4.99.

What about my wins?

Thunderball’s latest results are displayed at Sirlotto.com once the draw is over. If your numbers match, you’ll be informed by e-mail. If you win the jackpot, our team dedicated to big winners will contact you in person to organize the next step.

How much can i win from Thunderball Lottery?

One thing to keep in mind for the UK Thunderball is that, unlike most lotteries, the jackpot is set at £500,000.

To win the jackpot, you need your five numbers + your “Thunderball ” numbers matching the drawn numbers.

The best thing about UK Thunderball is that the chances are very favourable, including the comparatively slim, set prizes!

Here's how the chances are broken down in detail:

Match 5 numbers + Thunderball

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Match 5 numbers

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Match 4 numbers + Thunderball

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Match 4 numbers

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Match 3 numbers + Thunderball

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Match 3 numbers

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Match 2 numbers + Thunderball

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Match 1 number + Thunderball

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Match Thunderball

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Match 1 number

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