Rick's Cabaret Will Hold Conference Call February 17th To Discuss First Quarter Results, Followed By A "Due Diligence Ball" At Its New York City Nightclub

HOUSTON - (February 11, 2009) - Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. [NASDAQ-GM:RICK], the nation's premier chain of gentlemen's clubs, will release its first quarter 2009 results on February 17th, followed by a conference call/webcast at 4:30 pm (EDT) hosted by CEO Eric Langan. Immediately after the call the company will hold a "Due Diligence Ball" (DDB) for financial industry professionals and investors at the company's New York City nightclub (50 West 33rd St.).

The conference call will allow securities analysts and shareholders the opportunity to hear management discuss results for the quarter ended December 31, 2008. The call is being webcast by Vcall [http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/CEPage.asp?ID=140911] and can be accessed at the Rick's Cabaret website, www.ricks.com or www.InvestorCalendar.com. The toll free live participant dial-in number is 877-407-8033; international callers should dial 201-689-8033. The toll free replay number is 877-660-6853 (international calls 201-612-7415) and the call will be available until May 17, 2009. Please enter the number 286 when asked for the account, and then conference ID number 312902.

The DDB is a popular event that gives investors and financial community professionals an opportunity to see the company's operations first hand and talk personally with Mr. Langan. Held at the company's New York City nightclub on West 33rd Street near Madison Square Garden and across from the Empire State Building, the DDB features free admission, free hors d'oeuvres and drinks at discount prices from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. To RSVP email [email protected].

About Rick's Cabaret:
Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RICK) operates upscale adult nightclubs serving primarily businessmen and professionals that offer live adult entertainment, restaurant and bar operations. The company owns, operates or licenses adult nightclubs in New York City, Miami, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis and other cities under the names "Rick's Cabaret," "XTC," "Club Onyx" and "Tootsie's Cabaret". Sexual contact is not permitted at these locations. Rick's Cabaret also owns the adult Internet membership Web site, couplestouch.com; a network of online adult auction sites under the flagship URL naughtybids.com; ED Publications, the national trade magazine and convention for the adult nightclub industry; and Storerotica, the national trade magazine and convention for the adult product and intimate apparel industries. Rick's Cabaret common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol RICK. For further information contact [email protected].

Forward-Looking Statements:
This document contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause the company’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated in this document, including the risks and uncertainties associated with operating and managing an adult business, the business climates in New York City and elsewhere, the success or lack thereof in launching and building the company's businesses in New York City and elsewhere, risks and uncertainties related to the operational and financial results of our Web sites, conditions relevant to real estate transactions, and numerous other factors such as laws governing the operation of adult entertainment businesses, competition and dependence on key personnel. Rick's has no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements to reflect the occurrence of future events or circumstances. For further information visit www.ricks.com.

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