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Tony Moment
On Gold Rush
Season 12
Despite his proven track record of success, even Tony Beets has faced his fair share of frustrating problems throughout his time on "Gold Rush." As a matter of fact, Tony experienced one particularly heartbreaking moment early on in "Gold Rush" Season 12.
The episode, titled "$9 Million Mistake," sees Beets excitedly preparing to receive a license to mine the Indian River which he's waited two years to attain. Unfortunately, his application gets denied and he must resubmit it for approval — a process that will take months. It's a setback that Beets believes will force his family to miss out on "millions and millions and millions of ******* of dollars."
On its own, the unlucky twist of fate is undeniably heartbreaking, but Tony's dejected attitude during his subsequent conversations with his family just makes the weight of the situation painfully clear. Even on a show which revolves entirely around the failures and victories of its central figures, Tony's license issue is a particularly devastating kick in the teeth making it his most heartbreaking moment.