ST. LOUIS ( -- Four months ago, a St. Louis Blues fan visiting Las Vegas placed a $400 bet on his hometown team to win the Stanley Cup.

Back then his bet was an extreme long-shot, at 250-1.

Now, he's $100,000 richer.

Scott Berry was in Vegas in January taking part in a sales conference.

He put $400 on the Blues to win the Cup and he put $100 on the Cardinals to win the World Series.

He’s since had offers to buy the bet slip, but so far, he’s hung onto it out of his faith in the Note.

"The highest offer to date was $40,000 during Game 6 of the Sharks' series," he said. "I'm sorry, but no, I'm turning it down. We're gonna go to the Cup and let's win this thing."

He decided to put the ticket in a safe deposit box.

"It was sitting in my sock dresser for about four months," he said.

The bet he placed months ago was finally fulfilled Wednesday night when the Blues beat the Bruins in Boston 4-1

"Someone handed me a bottle of champagne," Berry said. "I was like 'well, this thing is going everywhere.'"

When asked what he plans on doing with the money, Berry said he would use it for a Father's Day gift for his dad and invest it.

Despite several opportunities to pull his bet during the season, Berry said he didn't because he wasn't going to give up on the Blues.

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