Thunderball is an electrifying favourite among UK lottery players. With four weekly draws, nine prize tiers, and a guaranteed £500,000 for each top prize winner, it’s no wonder! Want to find out more about what happens in a Thunderball draw and where to find the latest Thunderball draw results? This handy Q&A will help you get in on all the action of Thunderball!
What is Thunderball?
First launched in June 1999, it’s now one of the UK’s most fast-paced, most electrifying lotteries. Draws take place 4 times per week, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. One difference that separates it from the others is that the top prize winners don’t have to share their prize. Each and every top prize winner takes home the full prize amount. It has 9 different prize tiers and a top prize valued at £500,000.
Where do I play the Thunderball lottery?
Thunderball can be played online from the National Lottery website, on the National Lottery App, or in person from authorised National Lottery retailers across the UK.
How much does it cost to play Thunderball?
Thunderball tickets can be purchased from just £1.00. Ticket prices can vary depending on the number of lines and draws played.
How do I win Thunderball?
To win the jackpot you must match 5 main numbers and the Thunderball.
When does the Thunderball draw close?
Ticket sales close at 7:30pm on the evenings of their respective draw. Draws take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
When can I buy a Thunderball ticket?
Online ticket sales close at 11pm weeknights. However, ticket sales for specific draws close at 7:30pm on the night of their draw.
What time is the Thunderball draw?
Draws take place at approximately 8:15pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
How can I watch Thunderball draws?
Where can I find Thunderball draw results?
The results for the latest draws, as well as previous draws, can be found right here on lotteryresults.co.uk.
How do I claim a prize?
If you purchased from a retailer, you can claim prizes up to £500 from the retailer at their discretion. You can redeem prizes up to £500 from a designated post office with a National Lottery terminal, or by post. You can redeem prizes up to £50,000 from a designated post office with National Lottery terminal, by post, or at some National Lottery retailers on the Isle of Man. For prizes £50,000 and over, you’ll need to claim in person, by first calling the National Lottery on 0333 234 50 50.
If you played online using Direct Debit, and your prize is £50,000 and below, your associated bank account will receive the winnings. For prizes £50,000 and over, you must claim your prize in person. You can begin the claims process by calling the National Lottery on 0333 234 50 50.
If you played online without using Direct Debit, and your prize is up to £500 your National Lottery account will receive the winnings. If your prize is up to £30,000, you will need to confirm that the debit card registered to your National Lottery account can receive the winnings. For prizes £50,000 and over, you must claim your prize in person by calling the National Lottery on 0333 234 50 50.