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Here at UK & Ireland PokerNews HQ, we appreciate that you do not always have time in your busy schedules to read every article that we publish so have created The Week That Was, which recaps the most popular articles of the past seven days.

Kevin Allen Wins GUKPT Grand Final

One of the most popular and nicest poker player you will have the pleasure of meeting is Kevin Allen, a player who you will not ever hear a bad word about.

When good guys win poker tournaments the news spreads like wildfire, so when Allen won the GUKPT Grand Final Main Event for almost £160,000 after starting the final table as the short-stack, our pages went crazy!

Read more about Allen's superb comback here.

Brits Continued to Win Big Online

Every Monday we sit down and scan the lobbies of the biggest online poker rooms and know there will be a handful of Brits and Irish who have helped themselves to large scores. Last week was no different as Jareth East won the Sunday Brawl for a cool $51,200.

Find out who else had deep runs, here.

Sky Poker and iPoker Network Undergo a Transformation

The iPoker Network revealed some sweeping changes to its game offering, one that sees all nosebleed stakes disappear from its lobby. The changes have been met with mixed reactions from the poker community and PokerNews continues to monitor the situation.

The changes at Sky Poker were much more well-received thanks to the site giving its software a complete overhaul to bring it in line with some of the best poker software out there.

Find out more about Sky Poker's update here.

Rhys Jones Continues to Climb the Rankings

Whenever we have asked players who they think is under-rated in the online poker world they often say Rhys "floppinhel" Jones, but that won't cut it anymore because Jones has a reputation that proceeds him.

Jones recently climbed to 20th place in the worldwide rankings at, his loftiest position yet. Discover more, here.

Essentials for the Travelling Poker Player

Won a seat to a major live European poker tournament and are wondering what to pack in your suitcase and carry-on luggage? Then this article showing five essentials for the travelling poker player may be just for you.

Reliving Romanello's EPT Prague Win

The latest European Poker Tour Prague Main Event is only a few days away and it is a tournament that UK & Ireland PokerNews remembers fondly, particularly the Season 7 edition that Roberto Romanello won.

Last week we went back in time and relived Romanello's superb and emotional victory. Check it out here.

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