New Yorkers are amped up as Mega Millions jackpot swells to $1.1 billion

People across the city are out getting their Mega Millions tickets and trying to win big. The Mega Millions drawing has turned into the "Mega Billion" as the jackpot has grown to $1.1 billion. 
The jackpot has been growing since April, with the last winner being from New York.
News 12's Kristie Reeter found many people getting their tickets ahead of tonight’s night's drawing.