Betfair advertises that every 1 in 4.21 cards is a winner, that compares favourably with store purchased cards from the National Lottery.

Horse racing fans need no introduction to Ruby Walsh. The Irish jockey is a legend in the sport. Winner of the Grand National and just about every big race you care to mention. Over his long career, Ruby has thrilled punters from Cheltenham to Australia.

Betfair has recognised the legend of racing with a scratch card named in his honour. Hopefully, the luck of the Irish will rub off on players of this new instant win card. So what can fans expect from this game? Is it flogging a dead donkey? Or will it get your heart racing like a Gold Cup winner?

The first thing to note about the ‘Ruby Walsh Scratch Card’ is the number of chances you have to win. Overall, the card gives you four separate opportunities, plus a bonus game. This card offers traditional gameplay, with players required to match symbols and numbers to win. Betfair advertises that every 1 in 4.21 cards is a winner, that compares favourably with store purchased cards from the National Lottery.

Unlike many online scratch cards, the Ruby Walsh game has a fixed ticket price and fixed jackpot. Typically, online cards offer players the option to vary their stake, which in turn alters the prize on offer. However, this is not the case with this game. The card cost £1 per play, and the jackpot is fixed a £10,000. While this isn’t the biggest jackpot available at Betfair, it’s still good considering the card cost £1.

As you’d expect, this cards theme has a definite ‘racing’ feel. The card is well designed and looks great. The gameplay is simple yet engaging. Fans of traditional scratch off cards will enjoy playing the ‘Ruby Walsh’ game.

New players to Betfair could claim a welcome bonus and also monthly promotions. Betfair has slowly been building a fantastic range of instant win games and scratch cards over the past couple of years and not forgetting that the brand is also one of the biggest names in sports betting.