Rick's Cabaret International, inc. To Present At The Noble Financial M.A.D. Max Equity Conference On Monday, August 18th


HOUSTON - (August 12, 2008) - Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. [NASDAQ-GM:RICK] the premier operator of upscale gentlemen's clubs, will present at The Fourth Annual Noble Financial M.A.D. Max Equity Conference at 8:30 AM PDT on Monday, August 18, 2008 at the Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort, Nevada.

Rick's Cabaret President Eric Langan will give a presentation to institutional investors on the market positioning, financial performance and strategic direction of the company, which operates 18 gentlemen's clubs nationwide. The presentation will be webcast live featuring high-definition, streaming video and PowerPoint slides. Access is available by logging on to the conference website www.noblemadmax.com or by visiting the company's website at www.ricks.com. It is recommended that webcast attendees register at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the presentation to ensure timely access. If you are unable to listen live, the presentation will be archived on the website.

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, 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 Publications, 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 NASDAQ under the symbol RICK. For further information contact ir@ricks.com.

About Noble Financial:
Noble Financial™ is a privately-held, full-service capital markets firm driven by what is often overlooked by other firms uncovering the value embedded in the orphaned, undiscovered or misunderstood company. The Company focuses on converting market inefficiencies into profit opportunities. Noble Financial supports emerging companies through strategic advice, investment banking, market-making, sales & trading, comprehensive equity research, and the development of institutional support. 2008 marks its fourth annual "M.A.D. Max" equity conference, where a diverse cross-section of executives "Meet, Analyze & Decide" through Maximum exposure to up to 150 executive teams. The Company has operated for 24 years and has offices in Florida, New York City and Boston.

Media Contact: Allan Priaulx, 212-338-0050, ir@ricks.com