A scratchcard is the generic term used to describe a piece of card or paper that contains a concealed piece of information which is uncovered by scratching off an opaque covering. refer to scratch games For gambling purposes, revealing the information under the covering determines if and how much you have won.
When were scratchcards invented?
How Old Do You Have To Be To buy A Scratchcard?
To buy a National Lottery Scratchcard in the UK, you must be 16 regardless if you are buying it for yourself or somebody else.
HoW Long Is A Scratchcard Valid For?
How To Claim A Scratchcard Win?
The size of your scratchcard win depends on where you are eligible to collect your winnings.
For prizes of £500 or below, most prizes can be claimed at retailers of designated post offices.
For full details on how to claim different scratchcard prizes, and for details of designated post offices that pay out large winnings, check out how to claim a large scratchcard win.
National Lottery Scratchcard Checker
National Lottery Scratchcard Checker Check my scratchcard online
When a new game is released, the number of cards, prizes and prize breakdown is revealed in a published document. Simply click the name of the Scratchcard on the National Lottery page to view these details.
This means that The National Lottery occasionally add additional prizes to games still in circulation.
We recently wrote about an example of this - the £2 Super Cash Bonus Scratchcard, in which 5 jackpot prizes were originally available, but at the time of writing, more Scratchcards were put in circulation, and there are now 7 jackpots of £100,000 available.
To reiterate the point, make sure that you always check The National Lottery website for the latest jackpot information. It is common for retailers to still sell scratchcards with no jackpots left.
What are Your Chances of WInning on a Scratchcard?
How often are new cards released?
What's it like to win a jackpot?
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