MIAMI VALLEY — It is the ultimate fantasy: Walk into a store, plunk
down a dollar and with nothing but extraordinary luck, you win a giant
lottery. The odds of that happening are astronomical. But tell
that to the optimists and dreamers who lined up at gas stations,
mini-marts and drug stores Monday for the last-minute Mega Millions
ticket-buying frenzy.If no one wins tonight, Friday’s pot will start at $800 million. If
there is still no winner, the next drawing will be on Christmas Eve and
that jackpot could be a billion dollars!Tuesday’s drawing is at 11 p.m. Eastern time. You can watch the drawing live on ABC 22 News.