Rick's Cabaret Will Hold Conference Call Wednesday August 12th To Discuss Third Quarter Results, Followed By A "Due Diligence Ball" At Its New York City Nightclub

HOUSTON- (August 5, 2009) - Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. [NASDAQ-GM:RICK], the nation's premier chain of gentlemen's clubs, will release its third quarter 2009 results on Wednesday, August 12th, followed by a conference call/webcast at 4:30 pm (EDT) hosted by CEO Eric Langan. Immediately after the call the company will hold a "Due Diligence Ball" (DDB) for financial industry professionals and investors at the company's New York City nightclub (50 West 33rd St.).

The conference call will allow securities analysts and shareholders the opportunity to hear management discuss results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. The call is being webcast by Vcall and can be accessed at the Rick's Cabaret website, www.ricks.com or www.InvestorCalendar.com. The toll free live participant dial-in number is 877-407-8033; international callers should dial 201-689-8033. The toll free replay number is 877-660-6853 (international callers dial 201-612-7415) and the call will be available until when August 19, 2009. Please enter the number 286 when asked for the account, and then conference ID number 329965.

A popular event among financial community professionals in the New York City area, the Due Diligence Ball gives investors an opportunity to see the company's operations first hand and talk personally with Mr. Langan. It is held at the company's flagship Manhattan location across from the Empire State Building, with free admission, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drinks at discount prices from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The club's new Top of Rick's Smoking Deck and Garden will be open to guests during the event. To RSVP email [email protected].

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 operates a media division, ED Publication, 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 the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol RICK. For further information contact [email protected].

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 cities where it operates, the success or lack thereof in launching and building the company’s businesses, 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, [email protected]