Some things never change. For centuries, humans have been enamored by the beauty and value of gold. Now, it’s at the center of Discovery’s top show globally as Americans bet everything on the chance to find nuggets of their very own. The series has been following modern-day pioneers for more than a decade, even sparking a spin-off series for streaming service discovery+. The technology for finding and extracting gold is getting better every day, but so too do the risks of ultimately heading home with nothing.