The world of social gambling and real money gambling are becoming more and more close. Gambling formats like online scratch cards have long had a strong social feel to them but it seems that other formats of gambling are entering the social arena.

With millions of scratch card players globally, it is no surprise that the world’s largest social network Facebook is looking to capitalize on what many engage in on a social basis.

As we have reported the software developer Zynga which is responsible for many of Facebook’s leading games such as Texas HoldeEm Poker have already stated their intention of converting their free-to-play virtual casino games into real money casino games in the future.

Scratch cards are the ideal example of what Zynga is claiming as the scratch games available online hardly gives you the feeling of playing heavy gambling games. In fact many of the top scratch cards games are solely based on social interest based themes such as astrology, sport, Travel, cuisine etc.

The social media apps and free-to-play provider Mobile deluxe has introduced Zynga’s latest casino based game called Big Win Blackjack for iOS. This latest casino game will be available for all iPhones, iPads and iPods.

With mobile scratch cards apps the idea of social online scratch cards becomes even more relevant. It is becoming a way of life for many to have a flutter on their mobile devices when on a break at work or waiting in the line at the supermarket. Long gone are the days where scratch cards had to be bought only at a convenience store. With mobile scratchies the world of online gambling is just as easy as calling your mate.

This new Zynga game is aimed at teaching new and experienced Blackjack players a few more tricks. There is a Professor Blackjack mode that teaches you both the basic and advanced strategies which will improve your playing skills in real casinos .This is the ideal game to sharpen your skills before going on a trip to Las Vegas.

There are advanced features in Professor Blackjack which include the Hand Advisor and Card Counting feature that will advise you when to hit or stand. It will also improve your counting skills which will aid you in guessing what the next card will be.

According to CEO Josh Hartwell, With Big Win Blackjack, we’ve created a game that will captivate the most experienced players and those playing for the first time. It teaches users everything they need to know about the game with premium graphics and fluid game play.”

With Apple’s latest Retina Display feature this game comes alive and provides an online gambling experience of note. Scratch cards games from great Mobile sites like Hopa and Karamba just to name a few have quality Smartphone advancements for your Mobile Scratch Cards choice. Playing Scratchies online with your IPhone or iPad is full of great visualizations and sound effects that make online gambling a great choice on these devices.

Players use free chips to play and are topped up when the balance hits zero which in effect allows you endless play time. If you choose you have the option of purchasing premium content, exclusive casinos and special access to VIP rooms.

The technology of Online Scratch Cards and casino games is simply growing exponentially. I mean think of where we were not too long ago with Dial-up56k Modems ! We are talking only the last ten years or so. Its crazy and amazing how each year millions of people are play online whether it be Scratch Cards, Slot machines or Blackjack. They play for free or for cash either way it’s a Social Technological Boom Town.

Online scratch card sites are well aware of the challenging economic times we live in and top scratch cards sites all offer you a free No Deposit Offer bonus which lets you play for real money and get Free Scratch Cards to play with.

In addition to that the scratch card operators let you play all their scratchies free before laying out any real cash in order to give you the chance to get comfortable and familiar with their free scratchgames.

BIG Win Blackjack is yet another game from Mobile Deluxe which has enjoyed success with their Solitaire Deluxe app worldwide which has been downloaded over six million times.

Other top selling games from Mobile Deluxe include Sudoku Deluxe, Big Win Slots and Curious George.

There is no doubt that the line between real casino based games and online social free to play casino games is merging at a rapid pace. Friendly and lighter forms of online gambling entertainment like scratch cards are resulting in the merge of these two seemingly unrelated worlds.

To scratch and win online seems to be an inherent desire for many of us with the incredible scratch cards games on offer. The only question is how long it will take until the thin line of social Zynga gaming and real online gambling disappears.