RCI Hospitality Announces Grand Opening of Bombshells Restaurant in Houston Suburb Spring, Texas

HOUSTON, Texas—September 30, 2014—The Bombshells sports bar and restaurant chain is starting to circle the wagons around fast-growing Houston.

RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (NasdaqGM: RICK) announced the grand opening today by its wholly-owned subsidiary of its newest military-themed Bombshells in Spring, Texas, just north of Houston.This is the fourth Bombshells in Texas and second in the Houston area. A third, also in the Houston area, is in active development. Other Bombshells are located in Dallas and Austin.

The highly visible, 10,000 square foot restaurant/bar, in addition to a 2,500 square foot patio, is located at 21005 Interstate 45 North, Spring, TX, 77388.It is open 11 AM to 2 AM daily, for lunch, family dining late day/early evening, happy hour, and singles and couples at night.Additional information can be found at http://www.4bombshells.com/.

Bombshells combines multiple restaurant/entertainment concepts in one fun location, targeting the millennial generation with “great food and live music.” Features include:

·         A big outdoor patio

·         Menu items such as Southwest Egg Rolls, Stealth Bomber Burritos, Buffalo Shrimp and more

·         Full bar with a wide range of popular brands

·         Huge flat screen TVs for all major sporting events

·         Popular local bands providing live music

·         Attractive waitresses

The next Bombshells is planned for south Houston on the I-45 Frontage Road near Fuqua Street.*Management is presently focused on identifying four more locations in Texas or outside the state in select cities having heavy tourist and convention traffic.

About RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (NasdaqGM: RICK)

With 45 units and 15 major brands, RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (formerly Rick’s Cabaret International, Inc.) is the country’s leading company in adult gentlemen clubs and sports bars/restaurants. Adult clubs in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Minneapolis, Indianapolis and other cities operate under brand names, such as “Rick's Cabaret,” “XTC,” “Club Onyx,” “Vivid Cabaret,” “Jaguars” and “Tootsie’s Cabaret.” Sports bars/restaurants operate under the brand names “Bombshells” and “Pole Position Sports Saloon.” Please visit http://www.rcihospitality.com/

Contacts

Gary Fishman and Steven Anreder at 212-532-3232 or gary.fishman@anreder.comand steven.anreder@anreder.com

*Location corrected from earlier version of this news release.