Ronnie O'Sullivan is out of the UK Championship after a 6-4 quarter-final defeat to Stuart Bingham.
Neil Robertson has labelled the second table at the UK Championship "unplayable" and "absolute garbage".
Ding Junhui's bid for a historic fourth straight ranking title was ended by Ricky Walden in the last 16 of the UK Championship.
Irish surprise package David Morris was able to reflect on a satisfying run at the UK Championship.
Ronnie O'Sullivan beat Scotland's Marcus Campbell to reach the last 16 of the UK Championship.
Sheffield amateur Mitchell Travis was "still buzzing" on Tuesday despite his UK Championship elimination.
Leading players have lent support to a possible switch of venues for two of the highest-profile events on the snooker calendar.
Barry Hawkins and Stuart Bingham reached the UK Championship fourth round with hard-fought but ultimately comfortable wins.
Ronnie O'Sullivan advanced to the last 32 of the UK Championship - then laid out his plans to again take a break.
John Higgins has launched a remarkable, unprovoked attack on Joe Johnson and snooker's players-turned-commentators.