Thunderball – Best chance to win £500K on a £1 game

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Thunderball is your best chance of winning £500,000 on a £1 National Lottery Game. Plus the top prize is fixed so you will never have to share itΔ.

How much does it cost?

  • £1 per board, per draw

How do I play Thunderball?

  • Choose a day to play
  • Choose 5 numbers (1 to 39)
  • Choose 1 Thunderball number (1 to 14)
  • Or ask for a Lucky Dip®
  • Choose to play up to 8 weeks in advance.

What could I win?

Match WinΔ
5 Main Numbers + the Thunderball £500,000
5 Main Numbers £5,000
4 Main Numbers + the Thunderball £250
4 Main Numbers £100
3 Main Numbers + the Thunderball £20
3 Main Numbers £10
2 Main Numbers + the Thunderball £10
1 Main Number + the Thunderball £5
The Thunderball only £3

ΔIn exceptional circumstances, and depending on the number of winners overall and per prize category, prizes may be less than stated – see published Game Procedures for current details (also available at Retailers).

When are the draws?

  • Saturday – Draw show, BBC One from 19:30*
  • Wednesday – Results, BBC One from 22:35*
  • Friday – Results, BBC One from 22:35*

*Draw broadcast times are subject to change. National Lottery Games are subject to Games Rules and Procedures.