In 2004, at age 75, Gary Mace, a pool enthusiast, local jeweler and long time resident of the Kansas City Northland, pursued his lifelong dream to open a world class pool hall. The Brass Rail established a new benchmark in the industry as a upscale & classy environment to showcase pool & billiards gaming.

In 2007, Gary passed away leaving his dream to languish without his leadership and passion.  The Brass Rail was in jeopardy of being re-purposed as a strip mall.

In 2008, Shane Bright, a local Kansas City resident and entrepreneur, sought to re-establish the Brass Rail as the marquee establishment it once was.

Along with his team of experienced hospitality veterans, the Brass Rail has been transformed into more than just a pool hall. Brass Rail Sports Bar serves quality food & drinks and strives to set the benchmark for sports bars in Kansas City. The Brass Rail is a local Kansas City owned and operated establishment.

Charities and More

We are Kansas City PROUD and seek to establish ourselves in the community that supports us.  The Brass Rail supports many local charities throughout the year by offering our facility and services in support of fundraising and awareness for a variety of local charitable needs.

Have a Fundraising Need? We can help! We offer Texas Hold’em FREE Poker Charity Event Programs! We are flexible with our program to accommodate the guests needs! You may view our poker fundraising best practices guide [ here ]. Give us a call and we can help! 816-468-6100 or email us on our [ contact ] page.

The Pro Shop

We stock pool cues, cases, and pool & billiards accessories.  Don’t have what you are looking for?  We can special order most any pool or billiards related item for you.

Pool Table Recovering, Repair, Moving & Service – Precise Billiards (913-962-8383) is who we utilize to keep our equipment maintained properly and recommend them highly.  Call 913-962-8383 or on the web at www.precisebilliards.com.

Cue Repairs or Custom Work  – We utilize Cameron Matthys,  a local vendor as our expert on these needs.  You can contact him at 816-405-8264 or on the web www.CMCCUES.com.

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