Rick's Cabaret - NYC Gentlemen's Club Will Hold "Customer Appreciation Party" On Wednesday May 16th

NEW YORK CITY-(May 10, 2007)- Rick's Cabaret, the upscale gentlemen's club in midtown New York City, will hold a "Customer Appreciation Party" at the club at 50 West 33rd Street from 7 pm-9 pm on Wednesday May 16th. The nightclub is a flagship venue of Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. [NASDAQ:RICK], the publicly traded operator of gentlemen's clubs across the country.

"It's going to be a great party and a way for us to say 'Thank You' to the great guests who have made us one of the premier clubs in the northeast," said General Manager Ed Anakar. "Because of the enthusiasm of our customers, we were voted the Top Gentlemen's Club in the Northeast by Adult Nightclub & Exotic Dancer."

There will be complimentary hors d'oeuvres and well drinks at just $3 during the party, while visitors enjoy dancing on two stages on the first floor and a showcase stage on the second floor. They can also opt for a private table dance from one of several dozen "Girls of Rick's" who will be on hand for the party.

"We are happy with our repeat business from men and women who have a great time when they visit us to see the cabaret show or dine in our steakhouse," Mr. Anakar said. "Our managers and I want to personally thank everyone who comes to the party."

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 ir@ricks.com or visit www.ricks.com.


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; the Company's ability to identify and secure suitable locations for new nightclubs on acceptable terms, open the anticipated number of new nightclubs on time and within budget; achieve anticipated rates of same-store sales; hire and train additional nightclub personnel and integrate new nightclubs into its operations; unexpected increases in costs of sales or employee, pre-opening or other expenses; the economic conditions in the new markets into which the Company expands and possible uncertainties in the customer base in these areas; fluctuations in quarterly operating results; the impact of any negative publicity or public attitudes; competitive pressure from other national and regional nightclub chains; 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 go to www.ricks.com.

Contact for further information: Allan Priaulx, 212-338-0050, ir@ricks.com