A Private Jet, Champagne, and $100K: Scott Berry’s Journey to Cash His Stanley Cup Bet

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Darren Rovell. Pictured (from left): Brendan Chapel, Scott Berry and Tad Berry

  • Blues fan Scott Berry placed a $400 wager on his hometown team to win the Stanley Cup when St. Louis was in last place. It paid out $100,000 after the Blues toppled the Bruins in Game 7.
  • Darren Rovell tags along with Berry as he flies from St. Louis to Vegas to cash his improbable ticket.

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THE BELT IS HERE

Scott Berry, 31, rocks the NHL’s limited-edition championship belt before boarding a private yet to Vegas.


WELCOME TO THE PARTY

St Louis bettors Scott Berry & Brendan Chapel heading to Vegas in a @wheelsup private jet. The @actionnetworkhq is on the plane to tell all. Here they get on in St. Louis. pic.twitter.com/7rdYeux4v3

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 18, 2019


LIVE FROM THE PLANE


$100K BUYS A LOT OF CHAMPAGNE

Brendan Chapel (left), who won $50,000 on a $200 bet, gives a cheers to Berry, his hockey buddy, on the way to Vegas.


ORDER UP

Before getting on the jet to Vegas to collect his $100K, ⁦@ScottABerry1⁩ special ordered his favorite St. Louis pizza. ⁦@stoolpresidente⁩ gave it a 6.3. Scott didn’t care. pic.twitter.com/Vs1z60Q7cM

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 18, 2019


TAKING IN THE SCENE

Berry taking a birds-eye picture as the plane flies over the Grand Canyon.


LANDING IN VEGAS

Upon landing in Vegas, @ScottABerry1 opens up the champagne, the @WheelsUp pilots play “Gloria.” pic.twitter.com/l9RET87vXv

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 18, 2019


DON’T FORGET THE BELT

On ground. @ScottABerry1 & @D2DeanPortman21 to cash out $150,000 worth of @StLouisBlues to win Stanley Cup tickets at @ParisVegas. pic.twitter.com/UqawB8l4A6

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 18, 2019


JAN. 15, 2019: REMEMBER THE DATE

Heading to the $150,000 cash out. For the first time, the date of the bets are revealed — January 15. Their record was 20-20-5. pic.twitter.com/Qt0mdSW6Dd

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 18, 2019


Vive La Paris

So you win $100,000 on a bet. What happens next? Stay tuned… pic.twitter.com/wm79tZWLEi

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 18, 2019


Decisions, Decisions

The @ParisVegas has offered @StLouisBlues bettor @ScottABerry1 his choice of $100,000 in cash, chips or a check. Here is what $100,000 worth of ($100) chips looks like. pic.twitter.com/qKMlFkXu34

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 18, 2019


No Relation…

Will Scott Berry take the $100,000 cash? @ParisVegas ticket writer Jordan Berry (no relation) starts counting out the cash. At $10,000, she stops. We get the point. Still sweet. pic.twitter.com/A4OLRbdKRv

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 18, 2019


Cashing Out

Converting $100,400 and $50,200 St. Louis Blues bets from cash into checks… pic.twitter.com/aoJZaf6Ive

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 19, 2019


The Finish Line

St. Louis Blues bettor takes $2,400 in cash & $98,000 in a check. pic.twitter.com/9VcffBtYgJ

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 19, 2019

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