Scratch Cards

A Scratch card is usually a small ticket that can be bought in betting shops or even at a newsagent. It is made up of a thin card material and will have various numbers or symbols on it which are covered by a scratchable silver material. The aim of the game is to scratch off the silver cover and reveal the required number of symbols to win the prize.

7 Gold Scratch Ace Bubbles
7 Gold Scratch Ace Bubbles
Fortuna Hall of Fame Lucky Double
Fortuna Hall of Fame Lucky Double

However these days there is no need to visit you local betting office to play scratch cards as these are now readily available at your favourite online casinos. You simply choose the slot of your choice, and then scratch the symbols off one by one or choose the reveal all button to reveal all the symbols in one go. The amount revealed will be the amount of cash money you have won on this online casino scratch ticket.

The first scratch card was born in 1974 by the Scientific Games Corporation. This simple game required no skill what-so-ever and was easy and cheap to play. You simply bought a scratch card and scratched away the silver covering to reveal your prize inside. This can mean either scratching off a larger whole panel to reveal a win or no win prize or it could be that you will have to uncover,for example, 9 smaller silver squares and will have to match 3 symbols/cash prize. In many scratch cards you will have the ability to win more than 1 amount of money, usually prizes will range from as little as 50c to a euro and goes up to tens of thousands.

Marbles Max Win Shoot 4 Gold
Marbles Max Win Shoot 4 Gold
The Lost Pyramid Treasure Hunt Tribble
The Lost Pyramid Treasure Hunt Tribble

Most commonly when playing scratch cards, players who win a small amount will be able to purchase yet another ticket with their small winnings. This is the same for¬†online casino scratch cards, when a small amount is won you can simply go on playing using your win until you hit the big money prizes. Some scratch cards, will tell you to only scratch certain areas. If this rule is not obeyed then the scratch card becomes invalid. If however you don’t win you can still go right ahead and scratch them all off to see if you could have been in with the chance to be that lucky scratch card winner.

Online Scratch CardsOnline scratch cards started gaining popularity around 2010 and since then have gone from strength to strength. The comfort of being able to play as many times as you like from the comfort of you own home and for the cost of little more than a couple of euros has made it a very lucrative game. Online casinos offer all sorts of various online casino games, that can simply be played by having nothing more than a computer and internet connection which most people these days have. The prizes can be small or great just like the scratch cards that can be bought in a betting shop or those that will be distributed with your weekly newspaper even.

Tribble Knockout Triple Wins Triple Wins Jackpot
Tribble Knockout Triple Wins Triple Wins Jackpot
Triple Wins Star Ticket Zodiac
Triple Wins Star Ticket Zodiac

Online casino scratch cards have the added bonus of not being fraudulent as some of the real life counterparts can be. When you win on scratch cards online you will get the money paid out to you there and then, where as with physical scratch cards there are sometimes drawbacks. For one, you might have to call up a high priced telephone  number and wait for some time before being given a response or some scratch card companies will pay out big wins in monthly installments. But not in a n online casino scratch card game, what you win is what you get.

There are all sorts of themes available in scratch cards online. In some of the games you need to prick open some bubbles, or scratch of various amounts of hidden boxes using coins and other objects. The prices also vary from game to game, some start from as little as 50c and others can be 10 euros a go or more. The choice is yours, depending on the mood you are in you can choose the best scratch card game for you all from the comfort of your own home and in your own time.