Tootsie's Cabaret Will Celebrate Its Third Anniversary In Miami With Non-Stop Three-Day Party

MIAMI - (January 12, 2009) - Tootsie's Cabaret, the giant gentlemen's club owned by publicly traded Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. [NASDAQ-GM:RICK], celebrates its third anniversary in the community of Miami Gardens with a three-day event featuring adult stars, $3 drinks, a $3 cover charge 'til 10 pm, then games and prizes 'til 6 am daily.

Stunning blonde actress Jessica Linn will host the parties January 22nd, 23rd and 24th at Tootsie's, a 61,000 square foot club featuring all-nude cabaret dancing, full liquor service, sports bar, private party suites and a first class restaurant. Located at 150 NW 183rd Street, it has become the gentlemen's club of choice for locals and visitors to South Florida. Conveniently reached from I-95, Florida's Turnpike and U.S. Rt. 441, it features indoor and valet parking for 1,500 cars.

"Tootsie’s without question ranks among the premier gentlemen's clubs in the country and we are throwing this party to make sure our guests know how much we appreciate their help in making it one of the best," says Ed Anakar, Director of Operations for Rick's Cabaret.

In addition to special performances by Ms. Linn and the Girls of Tootsie's, the party will include interactive games and prizes. Details are available at http://www.tootsiescabaret.com/, by text to 47643 then type "3years," or by phoning the club at 305-651-5822.

Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. acquired Tootsie's Cabaret in late 2007 and since then has steadily expanded the club's VIP services and upgraded the entertainment experience, making it a significant contributor to the company's success.

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 ir@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, 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, ir@ricks.com