Online scratch cards are a favorite social pastime for millions of online player’s worldwide. The advent of Facebook gives us online scratch card community the chance to expand our scratch card community to heights not dreamed of until now.

The connection between online scratch cards and the biggest social network in the world is undeniable.  Facebook already features popular virtual casino based games such as Texas HoldEm Poker which is enjoyed by millions of Facebook users on a daily basis.

It is clear that social software developers like Zynga have realized that the change over from virtual casino games to real time betting games on Facebook is very easy and would be extremely lucrative for all.

Online scratch cards would prove a winning success as their format is easy to play and has a classic global appeal due to their simplicity and uncomplicated format.

Scratch cards are the ideal social game for all walks of life as their pricing ranges from as little as 10p with the scratchies.

Zynga has released its latest social game Zynga Bingo. As in the past Zynga takes a classic game and adds social elements to it. Zynga announced that it is releasing its social version of Bingo on Facebook which will become a part of Zynga’s newest offering Zynga Casino which will also include Zynga Poker.

Zynga Bingo works very similarly to regular bingo and for all those familiar with Zynga Poker the feel and nuances of the game are similar. As soon as numbers are called out you cross them on your card and the winner is the first person who reaches a consecutive pattern on the card from the drawn numbers.

Zynga Bingo is unique as it includes social aspect within the game. When playing you get the option to try different themed bingo rooms and you get the chance to play against fellow Facebook players or friends. Zynga Bingo players also get to see and chat with their friend in the rooms.

The various rooms all have unique themes. Vegas Lights has a Las Vega Casino theme, FarmVille-themed Bounty room and Pirate’s Paradise. When you collect more tickets from the various rooms you will get the chance to unlock secret rooms.

Players have the choice to play up to six cards simultaneously.

Zynga Bingo features unique features such as “power-ups” to advance quicker, win and collect coins which let you advance levels. According to Nicole Opas, Producer for Zynga Bingo the company is considering launching Zynga Bingo to a mobile platform in the future.

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