Users and Losers is an episode of series 23 that first aired on 3 January 2007.


A dead gambler is found to have thousands of pounds stashed in his flat, leading the detectives to suspect he was receiving insider information from a dodgy horse racing stable.

When the wife of the stable owner later dies while out riding, the investigation into the illegal betting syndicate heats up further. Meanwhile, Burke's conviction that a former heroin addict and petty criminal has not turned the corner is shattered by a revelation, and he must decide whether to arrest a killer or do a deal to catch a bigger fish.