Since her return to Weatherfield, Sylvia’s (Stephanie Cole) strange behaviour has been a cause of concern for Roy (David Neilson). Fearing that her health may be suffering, Roy next week decides to follow her and get to the root of the problem. The trouble is that Sylvia is headed to a casino in town, where she wastes no time in fuelling her massive gambling addiction.
But after Sylvia confesses that she’s lost all her money in the establishment, her next move is to suggest that Roy and his mathematical brain could come to her rescue. Perhaps he could study blackjack and devise a formula to beat the casino at its own game?
Heading out with Sylvia, Ken (William Roache) and Dennis (Philip Lowrie) in tow, Roy card counts and takes the blackjack dealer to the cleaners. But will he get out of the casino with his winnings before he’s rumbled? And what will be his moral view on the situation?