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CanadaEdmonton man who says he's unable to work finds $100,000 in Calgary treasure hunt

21:15  05 june  2019
21:15  05 june  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

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A treasure hunt that sent Calgarians scurrying around the city in search of a reported $ 100 , 000 prize has come to an end. According to Gold Hunt , Larue bought a map for the Calgary hunt after Edmonton ' s treasure was found within 20 hours of the start of the contest on Saturday.

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Edmonton man who says he's unable to work finds $100,000 in Calgary treasure hunt © Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press An Edmonton man found more than a few dollars on Wednesday after he won a treasure hunt contest in Calgary.

A treasure hunt that sent Calgarians scurrying around the city in search of a reported $100,000 prize has come to an end.

The treasure, hidden by a group called Gold Hunt, was found by Edmontonian Jeff Larue, who has been off work due to a disability for two years.

"This couldn't have come at a better time for me," said Larue in a news release. "I was just denied AISH."

The company behind the hunt buried gold and silver pieces it valued at $100,000 and charged would-be treasure hunters $25 for a map with clues or $45 for a package that included five additional clues.

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A treasure hunt that sent Calgarians scurrying around the city in search of a reported $ 100 , 000 Jeff Lerue hasn't been able to work for two years, and says the Gold Hunt win makes a big difference. Lerue said after he heard Edmonton ' s treasure was found within 20 hours of the start of the contest

Edmonton hunt over quickly

According to Gold Hunt, Larue bought a map for the Calgary hunt after Edmonton's treasure was found within 20 hours of the start of the contest on Saturday.

The company also says Larue, who is supported by his girlfriend, plans to use the money to pay bills and take a vacation with said girlfriend.

"Larue, who has been off work for two years because of a disability, had a good idea of where the treasure was last night," said the company in a release.

"He decided to wait until this morning to change his clothing and dig around at the location in proper attire this morning. That's when he found the final clue."

The location of the prize won't be revealed until hunts in Vancouver are also wrapped up.

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