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Most Popular Questions

  • When do draws take place?

    The Thunderball draws take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.

  • Where are draws held?

    The Thunderball draws are held at the Camelot headquarters in Watford, UK.

  • Where can you play ?

    You can play from the comfort of your cozy sofa or while sipping a latte at a café on Lottery UK in a convenient, secure, and thrilling way!

  • How do you play ?

    To play Thunderball, you choose five numbers from 1 to 39, and one Thunderball number from 1 to 14. You can also select a Lucky Dip option to have your numbers chosen at random.

  • How many balls are drawn in Thunderball?

    Five main numbers and one Thunderball number are drawn in Thunderball.

  • What are the odds of winning the jackpot in Thunderball?

    The odds of winning the jackpot in Thunderball are 1 in 8,060,598.

  • Can I purchase a Thunderball ticket online?

    Yes, it is possible to purchase a Thunderball ticket online via Lottery UK website!

  • Is it possible to select my own numbers or do I have to use the Quick Pick option?

    Both ways are possible. The choice is yours!

  • How do I check if I have won a prize in Thunderball?

    You can check the results on the Lottery UK Results page. You can also check your ticket against the winning numbers!

  • Is there a deadline for claiming a Thunderball prize?

    The deadline for claiming a Thunderball prize depends on the date of the draw, but typically the ticket holder has up to 180 days to claim their prize. It is important to double-check the expiry date on the ticket to ensure you don’t miss out on your winnings!


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  • What is the number?

    In Thunderball, the number is a supplementary game played alongside the main game, giving players an additional chance to win prizes.

  • What is the Quick Pick option?

    The Quick Pick option allows you to have your numbers chosen at random by the computer.

  • What is Double Play?

    Double Play is an additional game that can be added to your Thunderball ticket for an extra fee. It gives you a chance to win a separate jackpot by matching five numbers in a second draw.

  • Is it possible to claim my winnings in a different jurisdiction than the one where I purchased the winning ticket?

    Yes, it’s possible to claim your winnings in a different jurisdiction, but the rules and regulations may vary by location. Hence, it’s best to check with the relevant lottery operator for more information, however, when you play EuroMillions online on Lottery UK, we’ve got you covered from start to finish. And if you’re lucky enough to win, we’ll assist you all the way to ensure you can claim your prize without any hassle.

  • How is the jackpot paid out?

    The Thunderball jackpot is paid out as a tax-free lump sum.

  • Why is the jackpot’s cash lump sum less than the annuity option?

    The jackpot’s cash lump sum is less than the annuity option because the annuity option pays out the jackpot over a period of time, usually 30 years, while the cash lump sum is the full amount at once, but it’s discounted for present value.

  • Can I purchase a subscription for Thunderball?

    Yes!

  • Is it possible to play Thunderball from outside the UK?

    Yes. Playing online is made possible with platforms like Lottery UK!

  • Can I purchase a Thunderball ticket on behalf of someone else?

    Yes, absolutely!

  • Is it possible to choose a specific draw date when purchasing a Thunderball ticket?

    Yes, it is possible! Purchasing a Thunderball ticket gives you the opportunity to select which draw date you would like your numbers to be included in. You can pick your own draw date, or if you’d rather let the system choose for you, there’s also an option for that. Either way, when you purchase a Thunderball ticket, you’re getting the chance to decide when you want to enter the lottery and get the chance to win big!

  • Can I purchase a Thunderball ticket as a gift for someone else?

    Yes! The lucky recipient will have the chance to try their luck at the Thunderball and hopefully win some big prizes!

  • Is it possible to play Thunderball using a combination of my own numbers and Quick Pick numbers?

    Yes, it is possible to play Thunderball using a combination of your own numbers and Quick Pick numbers. The Quick Pick option allows you to randomly generate a set of numbers, while you are also able to select your own personal choices. This gives players a unique advantage as they can use both strategies to increase their chances of winning the lottery.

    It is important to note that the odds of winning the lottery with either type of selection remain the same, regardless of which combination you use. Playing Thunderball using a combination of your own numbers and Quick Pick numbers is an exciting way to increase your chances of winning big!

  • What are the different prize tiers in Thunderball and what are the odds of winning in each tier?

    The different prize tiers in Thunderball and their corresponding odds of winning vary. You can check the prize breakdown for more information!

  • How is the Thunderball jackpot paid out if there is more than one winner?

    If there is more than one winner for the Thunderball jackpot, the prize money is shared among the winners.

  • What is the Thunderball "Lucky Dip" option?

    The “Lucky Dip” option is a feature that randomly generates numbers for your Thunderball ticket. It is similar to the Quick Pick option.

  • You can win lottery!

    Highest jackpot is UK Set for Life at £ 3.60 Million.

    Next Draw

    Wednesday,May 22, 2024

    Est. Jackpot

    THUNDERBALL

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