COSMIC CASH is a £3 game that offers 3 top prizes of £300,000.
STEP 1. Scratch off all of the coating from the YOUR COORDINATES section to reveal 21 YOUR COORDINATES.
STEP 2. Scratch ONLY the squares on the PLAYING GRID than correspond to YOUR COORDINATES.
STEP 3. If you reaveal a complete STAR PLANET, COMET, TELESCOPE CONSTELLATION and/or SPACE SHUTTLE on the PLAYING GRID (by scratching only the squares that match YOUR COORDINATES), win the corresponding PRIZE as shown in the PRIZE TABLE.
As prizes are won, the number of prizes available in each category will reduce. The game can remain on sale after the last top prize has been claimed. To find out up-to-date prize information visit national-lottery.co.uk or call the national lottery line on 0333 234 5050.
Calls cost no more than calls to 01 and 02 numbers. If your phone tariff offers inclusive calls to landlines, calls to 03 numbers will be included on the same basis.
A scratchcard (also called a scratch off, scratch ticket, scratcher, scratchum, scratch-it, scratch game, scratch-and-win, instant game, instant lottery, or in England a scratchie, lot scrots, or scritchies) is a card, often made of thin paper-based card for competitions and plastic to conceal PINs, where one or more areas contain concealed information which can be revealed by scratching off an opaque covering.
Applications include cards sold for gambling (especially lottery games and quizzes), free-of-charge cards for quizzes, fraudulent free cards encouraging calls to premium rate phone services, and to conceal confidential information such as PINs for telephone calling cards (otherwise known as recharge cards) and other prepaid services.
In some cases the entire scratchable area needs to be scratched to see whether a prize has been won—the card is printed either to be a winner or not—or to reveal the secret code; the result does not depend upon what portions are scratched off. In other cases, some but not all areas have to be scratched; this may apply in a quiz, where the area corresponding to the right answer is scratched, or in some gambling applications where, depending on which areas are scratched, the card wins or loses. In these cases the card becomes invalid if too many areas are scratched. After losing one can scratch all areas to see if, how, and what one could have won with this card.