In The Loop: October 22, 2018

Everything you need to know, and probably a few things you don't.

October 22, 2018

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots climb 

The Mega Millions prize is $1.6 billion and Powerball is $620 million! That's a huge chunk of change, but if no one wins Tuesday's Mega Millions and Wednesday's Powerball drawing, the total will keep climbing! Grab your lotto tickets before it's too late! 

Atlanta United sets another MLS home attendance record

Not only did Atlana United beat Chicago Fire 2-1 on Sunday, but they also set another record! According to an Atlanta United press release, the team "set new Major League Soccer records with a total home attendance of 901,033 and a single-season average of 53,002 after a crowd of 71,812 packed into Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the team’s final 2018 regular season match against Chicago Fire. Both marks surpassed Atlanta’s own records set in its inaugural 2017 season." 

Two waters and a $10,000 tip

A waitress at Sup Dog, a hot dog restaurant in Greenville, North Carolina, received the tip of her life when YouTube star MrBeast left 100 hundred-dollar bills on the table after only ordering two waters. In addition to the money, he left a note that said, “Thanks for the delicious water." The server kept $800 to herself and split the rest of the generous tip with her coworkers.