Casper liquor license transfer authorised after Commissary Mall demolition, Keg & Cork sale

Matt Galloway, who owned Keg and Cork earlier than it was offered to 307 Horse Racing, informed the Metropolis Council he and different Keg and Cork workers will keep on as 307 Horse Racing provides parimutuel wagering to the enterprise. (Screenshot through Metropolis of Casper, YouTube)

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper retail liquor license is anticipated to return into use on the east aspect after it was lengthy inactive. The Metropolis Council authorised a pair of liquor license transfers on Tuesday which can be anticipated to permit that to occur.

The liquor license in query was acquired by 307 Horse Racing in November 2021 after it had been held by Travis Taylor since 2016. 307 Horse Racing initially had plans to place the license to make use of after a rework of the Commissary Mall.

Nonetheless, the Commissary Mall was demolished this spring and the property at 138 S. Kimball St. the place it sat has been purchased by Pathfinder Federal Credit score Union, Kyle Ridgeway with 307 Horse Racing informed the Metropolis Council on Tuesday.

307 Horse Racing has bought the Keg & Cork and has plans to put in 50–70 machines for betting on stay and historic horse races contained in the 5371 Blackmore Highway constructing.

To be able to serve alcohol at what was the Keg & Cork, 307 Horse Racing requested the Metropolis Council to approve the switch of the liquor license that had been parked on the Commissary Mall to the brand new location.

The Metropolis Council thought of this request on Tuesday after approving the switch of possession and placement of the retail liquor license Keg & Cork had used to 307 Golf, a enterprise that plans to open at 455 Thelma Drive, the previous location of the Wyoming Athletic Heart. The constructing is presently house to 307 Tennis, and 307 Golf plans to maneuver ahead with a rework of a number of the area after the Metropolis Council’s resolution Tuesday.

Ridgeway famous in his feedback to the Metropolis Council on Tuesday that the Natrona County Fee has given approval for 307 Horse Racing to function pari-mutuel wagering inside the previous Keg & Cork.

307 Horse Racing operates an analogous enterprise, branded The Derby Membership, on the former C85 Pump Room at 739 N. Heart St.

Workers that labored at Keg and Cork, in addition to its menu, will probably be retained underneath 307 Horse Racing’s possession, Ridgeway and Keg & Cork proprietor Matt Galloway mentioned on Tuesday.

Ridgeway mentioned it has but to be decided what the enterprise will probably be referred to as, however that it could embody the time period “Derby Membership” to maintain consistency with the branding on the North Heart Avenue location.

Galloway mentioned that he thinks prospects can anticipate the identical form of service as they acquired on the Keg & Cork and that the menu will keep the identical. He’ll stay on in a administration place.

Councilmember Steve Cathey mentioned he was happy to see 307 Horse Racing discover a solution to put the long-inactive retail liquor license again to make use of.

The Metropolis Council authorised the switch of the license on a vote of 7-0 with Councilmembers Amber Pollock and Kyle Gamroth abstaining.

Additional particulars can be found in a metropolis workers memo:

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