Verse Scratcher FAQ

Learn about Bitcoin.com's fully self-custodial and verifiably random Scratch & Win contract.

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Summary

Verse Scratcher is a decentralized app (DApp) which enables anyone to purchase digital tickets and "scratch" them to reveal the numbers. If three matching numbers are revealed, you win a prize, which is paid in Bitcoin.com's cryptocurrency VERSE.

Verse Scratcher is accessible in the Bitcoin.com Wallet app here and on the web here.

Verse Scratcher is deployed on the Polygon blockchain, meaning you’ll pay next to nothing in fees yet still rest assured it’s fully self-custodial and verifiably random.

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How to use Verse Scratcher

In the Bitcoin.com Wallet app (v8.5 and up)

  1. From the app's home screen, tap the VERSE icon at the top right. This will open Verse Explorer.

  2. Tap on Verse Scratcher and connect your wallet.

To buy a Verse Scratcher Ticket

  1. Ensure that you have enough VERSE to purchase a ticket, and some MATIC to pay for gas. You can buy MATIC in the wallet here.

  2. Select "Buy Ticket" and follow the instructions.

    After you have purchased a ticket, you can either gift it to a friend or scratch the numbers yourself to reveal your prize.

To play Verse Scratcher

  1. Select "Play Now".

  2. Scratch the ticket (move your finger across the silver circles to reveal the numbers).

  3. If three of the revealed numbers are the same, you win the corresponding VERSE prize. For example, if your card shows the number "10,000" three times, your prize is 10,000 VERSE.

  4. Select "Claim your prize" to claim your winnings.

On the web

  1. Go https://scratcher.verse.bitcoin.com/ and connect your wallet.

To buy a Verse Scratcher Ticket

  1. Ensure that you have enough VERSE to purchase a ticket, and some MATIC to pay for gas. You can buy MATIC in the Bitcoin.com Wallet app here or on the web here.

  2. Select "Buy Ticket" and follow the instructions.

    After you have purchased a ticket, you can either gift it to a friend or scratch the numbers yourself to reveal your prize.

To play Verse Scratcher

  1. Select "Play Now".

  2. Scratch the ticket (move your finger/mouse across the silver circles to reveal the numbers).

  3. If three of the revealed numbers are the same, you win the corresponding VERSE prize. For example, if your card shows the number "10,000" three times, your prize is 10,000 VERSE.

  4. Select "Claim your prize" to claim your winnings.

How can I purchase Verse Scratcher Tickets?

Verse Scratcher tickets are purchased in the VERSE Scratcher DApp. To purchase Verse Scratcher Tickets, you will need VERSE token.

You can purchase or swap into VERSE token in the Bitcoin.com Wallet app here. You can purchase VERSE token on the web here.

U.S. and U.K. residents can swap into VERSE in the Bitcoin.com Wallet app here and on Bitcoin.com's decentralized exchange Verse DEX.

What happens if I win a prize on a scratch ticket?

When you win a prize you can claim the prize by selecting “Claim your prize”. Claiming a prize requires a small amount of MATIC to pay the gas for using the Polygon blockchain. MATIC is the native cryptocurrency of the Polygon blockchain. Verse Scratcher's smart contracts are deployed on Polygon blockchain.

Can I transfer or gift my scratch tickets to other users?

Yes, each scratch ticket is an NFT, allowing you to easily transfer or gift tickets to other users.

Is there a limit to the number of Verse Scratch Tickets I can purchase?

No, there is no set limit on the number of tickets you can purchase. You are free to buy as many scratch tickets as you wish.

How secure is the redemption process for claiming prizes?

Your prize winnings are transferred to programmatically (using smart contracts) to your wallet the instant you claim your prize.

Are there any fees associated with using Verse Scratcher?

The Verse Scratcher is deployed on the Polygon Blockchain, which requires MATIC to pay for gas fees to use the blockchain. There are two situations where you will need MATIC to pay for gas fees when using Verse Scratcher:

  1. When purchasing a Verse Scratcher Ticket.

  2. When claiming your prize.

What happens if I encounter technical issues while scratching a ticket?

In the event of technical issues, we have a dedicated support team to assist you. Please reach out to our customer support, providing details of the issue, and we will promptly address your concerns.

How does Verse Scratch work technically?

Verse Scratcher uses Chainlink VRF (Verifiable Random Function) technology to ensure that the results are provably fair and transparent. This guarantees the randomness and integrity of the contest. As a self-custodial DApp, Verse Scratcher is powered by specific smart contracts, which can be found here. This setup puts you in complete control of your funds and transactions. It is important to remember that managing your private keys securely is your responsibility.

Participation in Verse Scratcher is governed by the Bitcoin.com User Agreement. To ensure a smooth and informed experience, we strongly advise all participants to thoroughly review the rules and regulations stipulated in the agreement prior to interacting with Verse Scratcher.

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