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Mega Millions Jackpot Catapults to $636M

The jackpot has already rolled over more than 20 times since October, making it the second largest Mega Millions jackpot ever.

WHAG NEWS – After Monday night’s drawing, someone in the four-state region could become an instant millionaire.

The Mega Millions jackpot is now worth $636 million dollars. Store owner Inderjit Kaur said people have been buying tickets in record numbers.

"So far we've already sold $1,000 in tickets," said Kaur.

The jackpot has already rolled over more than 20 times since October, making it the second largest Mega Millions jackpot ever.

"This is the first one I've bought in 15 to 20 years," said Juel Hunt.

Hunt bought his Mega Millions ticket at the 7-Eleven on Dual Highway. The business has already sold two winning lottery tickets.

"I have two regular customers who won on multi-match," said Kaur "$1,000 each."

Lotto officials say your chances of matching all six numbers is one in 259 million.

The next drawing is Monday at 11 p.m.

If no one matches all six numbers, officials say the jackpot could reach $1 billion by Christmas.

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