Looking for some instant scratchie games to play in Australia for just AU$1? No worries there are so many of them to play and win as scratchies are the most widely played lotto game in Australia. The reason being you win instantly and don’t have to wait for the draw to take place and it’s cheap to play. The scratchie games start as low as $0.50 and cost as high as $20 per ticket. All you need is to visit your nearest lottery retailer or store to get the lotto ticket and buy one. As said there are many different tickets at various price points to cater for every type of player. The play instructions vary with each Instant Scratch-Its game. To find out how to play a specific ticket, check the back of the ticket that you have purchased.
Simply scratch and play according to the game rules given. The odds of winning a prize on Instant Scratch-Its are generally 1 in 4, however this doesn’t mean that if four tickets are purchased one has to be a winner. These are overall odds based on the total number of tickets available for sale in a game, not on an individual purchase. All prize amounts including the top prize are only available until won. This may occur prior to all tickets in a game being sold.
$1 Instant Scratchie lotteries to play in Australia
At SA Lotteries and NSW lotteries there are two $1 Instant Scratch Its Tickets on offer (at the time of writing). $1 Ladybird Luck with 4 top prizes of $10,000 and $1 Treat Yo Self with 4 top prizes of $10,000.
Chance of winning top prize is 1 in 875,000 for the $1 Ladybird Luck ticket
Chance of winning top prize is 1 in 500,000 for the $1 Treat Yo Self ticket
At Lotterywest there are three $1 Instant Scratchie games on offer.
$1 Ladybug Luck with a top prize of $10,000. In this game you have to find three identical prize amounts in the play area to win that prize amount.
The second game $1 Piggy Payout to scratch your way to win $10,000! If any of your numbers are identical to either of the winning numbers, you win the prize amount shown for that your number.
$1 Sky High Instant Scratchie where you can win $10,000. In this game you find three identical prize amounts in the play to win that prize amount instantly.
At Tatts Lotto and Queensland lotto there are two $1 Instant Scratchies to play
$1 Reno Riches with 4 Top Prizes of $10,000 to win
The other is $1 Ladybird Luck with 4 top prizes of $10,000
There are several ways to collect your your Instant Scratch-Its prize. Prizes up to and including $500 can be claimed at any Lotteries retail outlet that sells Instant Scratch-Its tickets. Prizes valued betwen $500 and $5,000 may be claimed at an outlet, subject to the outlet’s discretion. Prizes over $5,000 can be claimed in person by visiting lotto department. Prizes claimed at Head Office will be paid by cheque or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). To collect your prize in person, you will need: the original Instant Scratch-Its ticket; and signature identification such as your Drivers Licence or Passport to verify your details.
To claim an Instant Scratch-Its prize by mail, simply complete the Prize Claim Form and enclose the original winning Instant Scratch-Its ticket, remembering to keep copies for your own records and mail to Lotto headquarters according to your gaming jurisdictions.
Finally note that Instant Scratch-Its prizes must be collected within 12 months after the relevant Instant Scratch-Its Game Closure date.