Online casino gambling has become one of the fastest growing forms of online entertainment today and has long being considered a social pastime that appeal to millions of people globally.

Scratch cards are also one of the most popular and fastest growing sectors of the online casino  community as it has a strong social aspect to it. Online scratch cards are open to all levels of players .There is no need for any prior knowledge or expertise to start playing your scratchies and winning.

The latest confirmation of Facebook’s main games software developer Zynga, that it has acquired some leading online casino gaming software companies further strengthens the rumors that Facebook is setting its’ sights on real money gaming on its site.

One of the most interesting recent reports is the news that the largest social network in the world is showing interest in entertaining into the online casino market.

According to reports from eGaming Review last year, Facebook has already started consulting with gambling experts and consultants. Facebook like many other bodies has realized that it cannot ignore the massive revenue streams that the online casino industry offers. The ability of Facebook to offer their social network to gambling operators as a sales point to online players is potentially an unbeatable partnership.

Online scratch cards are accessible to all sectors of society. There are scratchies that start as little as 10p for those who prefer to spend less in these difficult financial times.

Should you choose you have the option of betting on £10 there are scratch cards which can reward you with a cash £100,000 instant jackpot.

The question of revenue sharing and controlling underage illegal gambling are two major issues which experts believe could take a long time to sort out.

The idea of talking to your friends on facebook while playing the latest online scratch card game is a mouth watering thought. The possibilities of playing scratchies online with millions of like minded people are just what the doctor ordered.

The timing of these reports and Facebook’s desire to enter the online casino gambling community must be taken into account with their recently amended advertising guidelines which enable casino advertisements. The new regulations now allow online casinos offering lotteries, poker rooms and sports books to advertise on the site.

Facebook will enforce special rules that prohibit online gambling ads that target the U.S. market.

Advertising on Facebook will not be cheap as advertising campaigns will start at a minimum of $30,000 a month. The potential advertisers, affiliates and online operators will have to also comply with strict legal guidelines.

Another interesting factor to consider is that Facebook has already being offering virtual casino based games for a long time. Its’ non-cash gaming is a big feature of its Zynga-powered Facebook games portfolio which include Zynga’s Poker and Texas HoldEm Poker.

For all of us scratchies players the ability to combine our winning and exciting scratch cards with that of our favorite online social network is an unbeatable winning combination.