Michelle Connor is horrified when her boyfriend Robert Preston heads to the casino in a bid to win cash to pay Chesney

Ever since Chesney was stabbed in the Bistro in Coronation Street, life has become a living hell for Robert Preston and his girlfriend Michelle Connor.

The couple have received chilling threats which culminated in the firebombing of the eaterie by a masked vandal. Violent drug dealer Rich has a cast-iron alibi – so does Robert have another arch enemy intent on destroying him? Meanwhile, the besieged bistro owner also has to find cash to pay compensation to Chesney. With the chips down, he decides to risk all at the casino, much to Michelle’s dismay. Will Robert’s desperate gamble pay off?