(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- The South Carolina Education Lottery announced on Tuesday it would once again sell Carolina Panthers instant tickets ahead of the start of the National Football League season.
"For the third straight year we are thrilled to be marking the start of the football season with the Panthers," said Paula Harper Bethea, Executive Director of the state lottery.
The tickets go on sale Tuesday, will cost $5 and will feature a higher top prize than previous Panthers-themed tickets, offering jackpots of up to $150,000.
Sales of the game will go to benefit education in South Carolina, the lottery said.
The odds of winning the $150,000 top prize are one in 540,000.
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