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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- There is a new way to win playing the South Carolina Education Lottery.

Lottery retailers across the state are now selling the $5 Carolina Panthers instant ticket.

The game gives football fans and lottery players alike the chance to win the games top prize of $150,000.

"South Carolinians love their football, and for the third straight year we are thrilled to be marking the start of football season with the Panthers," said the Lottery's Executive Director Paula Harper Bethea. "Big Win! is fun for the fans and sales of the game will ultimately support education here in the Palmetto State."

The Big Win! instant game posts four top prizes of $150,000 and plenty of other prizes from $5 on up. The odds of winning $150,000 are 1 in 540,000.

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