Select 5 numbers out of 39 and 1 additional number (the Thunderball) out of 14.
The prizes for Thunderball are fixed, so if you match all the numbers plus the Thunderball - you get the whole €590,000 jackpot. Yes! Even if there are several winners - no one gets a cut of your prize! Matching only 5 will net you the 2nd prize while matching 4 plus the Thunderball will net you the 3rd prize, and so on. You can win even if you don’t match any of your main numbers - only the Thunderball! All prizes are paid out in a lump sum.
UK Thunderball offers 9 prize tiers for you to win. That’s 9 chances to win x 4 draws a week!
Thunderball draws are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Check the Thunderball results page to see how much you won.
The Thunderball syndicate allows a group of players to buy big amount of tickets together, increasing their odds for a win. When joining, you get to choose how many shares you want. The more shares you purchase - the bigger your portion of the prize if the ticket wins.
UK Thunderball is different than other lottery games in that its prizes are fixed, regardless of how many tickets were sold or how many winners there are. The fixed jackpot prize is £500,000 (€590,000). What you see - is what you win.
As far as a record jackpot - there really isn’t a winner that can be considered as having bagged the “biggest” jackpot. Since every jackpot winner receives the same amount - you can say that they are all the “biggest” winners here.
The greatest thing about Thunderball is that the odds are quite favorable. In fact, you have a 1 in 13 chance of winning ANY prize! Fair, right? The odds of winning the jackpot are some of the best in the world - 1 in 8,060,598.
Read more about the prize structure here.
Get your Thunderball ticket today and get in on the action - 4 times a week!
|Prize Tier||Descriptionmatch||Average Prize||Odds of Winningodds|
|1||5 + 1||Jackpot||1 : 8,060,598|
|2||5||R99,438.67||1 : 620,046|
|3||4 + 1||R4,971.93||1 : 47,416|
|4||4||R1,988.77||1 : 3,648|
|5||3 + 1||R397.75||1 : 1,437|
|6||2 + 1||R198.88||1 : 135|
|7||3||R198.88||1 : 111|
|8||1 + 1||R99.44||1 : 35|
|9||0 + 1||R59.66||1 : 29|
* Prize amounts are taken from official draw sites and shown converted to your local currency. Minor differences might occur.