Rick's Cabaret International Inc. CEO Interviewed on Wallst.net


HOUSTON--(April 19, 2005)--Eric Langan, CEO of Rick's Cabaret International [RICK:NASDAQ] is the subject of an interview on WallSt.net, an online financial industry Website. The full audio interview is posted on the site at www.wallst.net with an accompanying story by reporter Pauline Park.

In the interview Mr. Langan also discussed the state of the gentlemen's club industry and his view that it is undergoing a consolidation phase that should follow the casinos industry model over the next 10 years, as larger companies acquire smaller club operations nationwide.

About Rick's Cabaret
Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. (RICK:NASDAQ, www.ricks.com) owns and 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, New Orleans, Houston, Minneapolis and other cities under the names "Rick's Cabaret," "XTC," "Club Onyx" and "Hummers." No sexual contact is permitted at any of these locations. Rick's Cabaret also owns an adult Internet membership Web site, www.couplestouch.com, and a network of nine online auction sites for adult products under the flagship URL www.naughtybids.com. Rick's Cabaret common stock is traded on the NASDAQ SmallCap market under the symbol RICK. For further information contact ir@ricks.com.


Forward-Looking Statements:
This press release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that involves significant risks and uncertainties, and is subject to the safe harbors created by this section. Important factors that could cause actual results for Rick's Cabaret to differ materially from those indicated in this press release include the risks and uncertainties as to the future operational and financial results of our Web sites, conditions relevant to real estate transactions, the future operational performance of our partners, the laws governing the operation of adult entertainment businesses, competitive and economic factors, dependence on key personnel and the ability to manage operations. Rick's Cabaret has no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements to reflect the occurrence of future events or circumstances. Please refer to the documents Rick's Cabaret files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in particular the most recent quarterly reports on Form 10-QSB and annual report on Form 10-KSB, which are available at the Company's website, www.ricks.com.


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