The history of scratch tickets

During a visit to our tobacconist, we all, at least once, let ourselves be tempted by the purchase of a scratch ticket . Indeed, this kind of entertainment is totally back in our customs. Indeed, you don’t need to be a genius to play scratch cards! All you have to do is buy the precious sesame from your tobacconist and take the traditional coin to discover your potential winnings. If scratch cards are an integral part of our daily life today, it would be interesting to look in more detail on their evolution from their creations to the present day. This is what we invite you to discover through this article.

The birth of scratch cards

Like many other Malaysia casino online gambling games, scratch cards were born in the land of Uncle Sam. Indeed, this entertainment was born on the East Coast of the United States and more precisely in the state of Massachusetts. This invention comes straight from two American engineers who developed this concept that would totally revolutionize the way millions of people play around the world. At the end of the 80s, in 1987 more precisely, the game concept of the two engineers was finally patented and the first scratching game was industrialized: “The Instant Game”, the design of which you can appreciate in the image opposite. In addition, it is also important to know that before the national lotteries seize the rights to this new gambling game, many businesses used scratch tickets as advertising space. Following their success across the Atlantic, scratch cards were finally exported to France only in 1990 to the delight of enthusiasts in