Nowadays, one can buy practically anything online from books, beauty products, groceries, software, clothes, gadgets to scratch cards. A scratch card is a ticket made from cardboard with different symbols hidden beneath a silver rubberized coating. Buyers would typically use coins or small objects to scratch off portions of the ticket to reveal the hidden symbols. If the symbols form winning patterns, there would be corresponding dollar amounts that one could win.
The Instant Appeal of Scratchies
More and more people are choosing online scratch cards over their land-based counterparts. This is because online scratchies are often more entertaining, cost less and are easier to purchase. One can usually buy scratch cards from online casinos for as little as 10 cents per card. Often, online scratch cards would have amazing graphics, animation and cool sound effects. But the best thing about online scratch games is that people love the huge jackpots that are readily available.
If you are new to scratch cards, below are top tips and tricks to help you win big.
- Take advantage of free games. Online casinos usually give practice games so that you can get a feel of the game first before making a deposit. Test all the games first to find out which ones you would be comfortable playing.
- Getting two winning tickets in a row is rare. This is true both for land based and online scratchcards. If you are playing online, once you have hit a jackpot on one game, it would be best to try out a different game to maximize your wins. Often, online casinos would also feature people who have won in their various games. If you see that a jackpot has been won in one game, it would be best to try out a different game.
- Try out unique scratchcards games. Online casinos offer different types of scratch card games. There are some that have a higher percentage of wins but give lower payouts while others may be more difficult to win but give higher jackpots.
- Have a budget and stick to it. Scratch cards are cheap and playing them is relatively easy. Online scratch cards are especially entertaining and you may find yourself playing for hours. You may not even notice that you have already spent more than what you wanted.
- Quit while you’re ahead. When you are on a winning streak, pocket your winnings and make sure that you stick to your budget. Save what you win so that you will have more money than when you started out.
- Play responsibly. Do not play when under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs. It is important that you are in the right frame of mind when playing so that you get the best experience and pick games with the best winning odds.
- Choose a trustworthy online casino. There have been so many horror stories of casinos that turn out to be scams. In order to get the most out of playing online scratch cards do your research first. Read reviews about different casinos. Also, choose an online casino that offer different payment options. Choose casinos that have nice themes and animations – poorly made online casino may be a sign that it is not a legitimate gaming website.
- Have fun. Playing online scratch cards can be a good way to pass the time especially on lazy weekends or when it is too cold to go outside. Like land-based tickets online scratchcards also have different themes such as sports, food even your favourite TV shows and cartoon characters. They are an affordable option for entertainment where you can even huge prizes.
I’m an avid gaming enthusiast and topical interest writer. Feel free to ask me questions about this and other articles on site. Thanks for your feedback in advance – Brett Chatz.