A disgruntled punter staged a heist at his former workplace before getting drunk at a casino and then smashing a stolen van into the front of a Dundee city centre betting shop.
Gambling bosses at Ladbrokes owner GVC are celebrating a bumper £19.7 million pay day after cashing in from a share sale.
Ladbrokes owner GVC has posted soaring full-year sales but again warned that new rules for fixed-odds betting terminals will see around 1,000 shops shut.
St Johnstone striker Tony Watt's terrific start to the season has earned him the Ladbrokes Premiership Player of the Month award for August.
Thieves stole a four-figure sum of cash after breaking into a Dundee bookmakers. The money was stolen from Ladbrokes on Clepington Road between Febrary 28 and March 1. Officers investigating the crime say they are keen to trace three men in dark clothing. Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101.
A man who told police officers he would get the SAS to shoot them, attempted to kick a supermarket worker and threatened a woman working in a Perth bookmakers with violence was given a community disposal at court.
Dundee and Aberdeen are the two British cities most likely to enjoy a White Christmas this year, according to the bookies.
Celtic are due to go head-to-head with French giants Paris Saint-Germain tonight in Glasgow.
One Scottish punter is celebrating after Arbroath's dramatic title victory helped him scoop a £60,000 win.
Perth has slipped to second favourite for the City of Culture title, according to betting giant Ladbrokes.