It's mega madness -- again.
A $400-million jackpot is up for grabs Friday night in the Mega Millions lottery game.
Customers bought about $1,000 in tickets Wednesday and Thursday at Cards N Things in Holbrook, well above the usual $200, clerk Piyush Patel said.
"They say, 'A dollar and a dream,' " he said with a chuckle. "They know they're not going to win."
Still, he said, he has $8 in the Mega Millions pool at his other job as an electrical technician.
The cash option is $216 million, according to the Mega Millions website. The game's biggest-ever jackpot, $656 million, was won in 2012 by three people.