Missouri man charged for running a lottery type game at Augusta event without license to do so

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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) Augusta Police say a Missouri man was running a game this weekend without the license to do so.

They say 42-year-old Jason Sutton had a lottery type game set up at the "Home Grown Maine" event at the Augusta Civic Center.

Police say participants could use a stick to scoop up a ball and take a chance at winning a prize.

Sutton was summonsed for aggravated unlawful gambling.