Players can win up to $100,000 with Carolina Panthers lottery ticket

Are you ready for some football? The Carolina Panthers instant ticket is now available in stores across South Carolina.

For the second year, South Carolina Education Lottery players and football fans can try their luck with a $5 Carolina Panthers scratch-off.

This season's ticket includes an additional $100,000 top prize and a second-chance opportunity to win one of 250 gift cards worth $250 to the Carolina Panthers online team store at or a $100,000 cash prize, according to a press release.

"We are thrilled to once again be marking the start of football season with the Carolina Panthers," said the Lottery's Executive Director Paula Harper Bethea. "This ticket is just another way fans can show their home team pride and support education here in the Palmetto State."

The odds of winning $100,000 are 1 in 432,000.

Non-winning Carolina Panthers tickets can be entered online or by mail for a chance to win a $250 gift card to the Panthers team store or a $100,000 cash prize in a final drawing.

Gift card winners will be announced on Thursday, December 12. Entries must be received by Thursday, December 5.