Mega Millions jackpot prize hits $400 million, expected to keep rising

Despite the odds, Bronx residents are lining up in hopes of snagging a winning ticket.

Despite the odds, Bronx residents are lining up in hopes of snagging a winning ticket. (12/13/13)

THE BRONX - The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated $400 million, and it's expected to keep rising.

Organizers say the lump-sum cash option on the prize would be $216 million.

In order to win, a ticket must match the six numbers drawn. That's about a one-in-176 million chance.

Despite the odds, Bronx residents are lining up in hopes of snagging a winning ticket.

The jackpot drawing is scheduled for tonight at 11 p.m.

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