Rick's Cabaret New York City Celebrates Fourth Anniversary With Three-Day Party At Midtown Gentlemen's Club

Customers Will Be Rewarded with Lavish Prizes Including Sports Tickets, Free Dinners and Premium Champagne

(October 13, 2009) - Rick's Cabaret -NYC, the top upscale gentlemen's club in New York City, celebrates its fourth anniversary with a three-day party from 6pm – 10 pm Oct. 20th, 21st and 22nd. The club is part of publicly traded Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. [NASDAQ-GM:RICK], the nation's leading group of adult clubs.

Entertainers, managers and hosts will greet their guests with free hors d'oeuvres, discounted drinks and a wide array of gifts and prizes during the festivities at the three-story club located across the street from the Empire State Building at 50 West 33rd Street.

Rick's Cabaret New York City is also celebrating its designation as the "best strip club in New York" by Playboy.com and the fact that its general manager, Ken Sistrunk, was named "General Manager of the Year" among all of the heads of nation’s 3,800 strip clubs at the recent Gentlemen's Club Expo in Las Vegas.

"The anniversary party is a great opportunity for us to thank our customers and our beautiful entertainers for making us the No. 1 club in the city," said Sistrunk, who will host the event.

Prizes that will be awarded during hourly raffles include $50 gift cards, dinner for two at the highly praised Rick's Cabaret Steak House, a lunch party for six people, premium bottles of champagne and spirits to be enjoyed with VIP balcony seating, and premium tickets to a variety of New York pro sports games. For further information call Rick’s Cabaret-NYC at 212-372-0850.

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 operates a media division, ED Publication, and owns the adult Internet membership Web site, couplestouch.com as well as a network of online adult auction sites under the flagship URL naughtybids.com. 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 cities where it operates, the success or lack thereof in launching and building the company’s businesses, 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.

Media Contact: Allan Priaulx, 212-338-0050, [email protected]