Rick's Cabaret Joins Team Continuum For A New York City Night On The Town September 22nd

NEW YORK CITY -(September 19, 2006)- Rick’s Cabaret International, Inc. [NASDAQ:RICK] operator of gentlemen's clubs, will host a "night on the town" at its luxurious midtown club September 22nd in support of Team Continuum, athletes who run in the New York City Marathon to raise money for cancer patient support groups.

"Enjoy a night out on the town and help turn someone's life around," says Paul Nicholls, president of Team Continuum. Rick's Cabaret entertainers and staff will host the party, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with all drinks at a bargain price of $7. All proceeds from the $20 admission cover charge go to Team Continuum. Rick's Cabaret is at 50 West 33rd Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway.

"Rick's Cabaret is delighted to be participating in this very worthwhile event since the mission of Team Continuum is to provide support for cancer patients and those who love them," said Ed Anakar, general manager of the club that is across the street from the Empire State Building and down the block from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station. For further information telephone Rick's Cabaret at 212-372-0850.

About Team Continuum
Team Continuum cares for the immediate needs of cancer patients from all over the world who are in treatment in New York City medical facilities. Team Continuum was founded by 18 volunteers who ran in the 2003 New York City Marathon and raised just over $250,000, all of which was given to support local cancer patient care programs. By 2004 the organization had become a team of 65 and in 2005 127 athletes were on the start line. To date Team Continuum has raised, and distributed, close to $2,000,000, and in 2006 about 300 athletes will wear the colors of Team Continuum. The organization is staffed almost entirely by volunteers, has no offices or depreciable assets, and has one of the highest donation ratios of any charity in the country. For more information visit www.teamcontinuum.net.

About Rick's Cabaret
Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RICK, www.ricks.com) operates upscale adult nightclubs serving primarily businessmen and professionals that offer live adult entertainment, restaurant and bar operations. The company owns and operates or licenses adult nightclubs in New York City, New Orleans, Charlotte, Houston, Minneapolis and other cities under the names "Rick's Cabaret," "XTC" and "Club Onyx." No sexual contact is permitted at any of these locations. Rick's Cabaret also owns the adult Internet membership Web site, www.couplestouch.com, and a network of online adult auction sites under the flagship URL www.naughtybids.com. Rick's Cabaret common stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol RICK. For further information contact [email protected] or visit www.ricks.com.

Contact for further information: Allan Priaulx, 212-338-0050, [email protected]