Vee Lounge, new restaurant and ultra lounge in downtown Fort Worth, sets grand opening February 1

Internationally Acclaimed DJ Havana Brown Will Help Launch the Club

FORT WORTH – (January 24, 2013) – Vee Lounge, an upscale tapas restaurant during the week that transforms itself into a dazzling nightclub on the weekends with state of the art light and sound system, large dance floor and VIP service, will have its grand opening in downtown Fort Worth on February 1st. The new club is owned by a subsidiary of Rick’s Cabaret International, Inc., the publicly traded (NASDAQ:RICK) operator of 35 gentlemen’s clubs around the country, including nine cabarets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Vee Lounge occupies 13,434 square feet at street level across from The Tower condominium building at 500 Taylor St. Helping open the new lounge on February 1st will be international DJ sensation Havana Brown, performing her famous hit “We Run the Night.”

“There’s never been anything like this in Fort Worth,” according to Ed Anakar, Director of Operations for Rick’s Cabaret, who is overseeing the startup. “Besides the lavish décor, three full-service bars, large dance floor and heated outdoor patio, we also have a world-class light and sound system designed by Tim Hannum of Diavolo Systems, VIP level and a fabulous new kitchen. Our guests will feel very comfortable in this beautiful space where they can dine, drink and dance the night away.

“During the week, the lounge will open at 3 pm daily and will offer late night dining, with a great selection of tapas, wine and cocktails as well as mouth watering entrees and desserts. We are melding Mediterranean, Asian and South American culinary influences, while paying homage to local flavors. Vee Lounge on weekends will be very special, with renowned DJs brought in from around the world,” Mr. Anakar added. For further information visit www.veelounge.com  or

About Rick’s Cabaret: Rick’s Cabaret International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RICK) is home to upscale adult nightclubs serving primarily businessmen and professionals that offer live entertainment, dining and bar operations. Nightclubs in New York City, Miami, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Minneapolis, Indianapolis and other cities operate as "Rick's Cabaret," "XTC," “Club Onyx” and “Tootsie’s Cabaret” and other brand names. Sexual contact is not permitted at any locations. Rick’s Cabaret also operates a media division, ED Publications. Rick’s Cabaret common stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol RICK. For further information contact [email protected]  or visit Facebook: