Vinny feels guilty about moving back in with Liv. Mandy is starting to sort through Paul’s possessions while Lydia and Sam are off to the bank to try and prove that Lydia’s credit card debts were incurred fraudulently by Paul but it doesn’t go well. Mandy goes cap-in-hand to newly flush Charity seeking a bailout for Paul’s funeral, but Charity plays hardball and instead offers to buy the salon from her.
Later, Vinny studies a notebook he found amongst Paul’s things, whilst Mandy, Lydia and Sam all head to the Woolie to brainstorm ways to pay off the credit card debt. When Liv turns up at the Dingles’, Vinny tells her that the notebook is a comprehensive account of Paul’s winnings and losses. It also contains inside info on future tips. Liv thinks she’s persuaded Vinny to turn the page on Paul, but when she leaves he logs into a gambling website…Nicola and an over-confident Mackenzie are discussing a covert meeting they’re planning on having at Butlers when they clock a suspicious Mandy listening in.
Vinny guiltily places a secret bet, but Mandy walks in on an enthralled Vinny watching the end of the race. His bet was a winner but Mandy’s worried that he’ll end up like his Dad. A plan forms in her head to take the responsibility for their situation off Vinny’s shoulders. Mandy pays Mack a visit at Butlers. She knows he’s up to something and threatens to blow the whistle unless he cuts her in. Mack’s left rattled as he realises determined Mandy won’t take no for an answer.
Mandy and Mack meet with Kev and soon Mandy’s actions leave them both in grave danger..
Emmerdale air these scenes from Monday 19 April on ITV.