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Slam Announces $480K Private Placement

MIRAMICHI, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2012) -

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SLAM Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SXL) (the "Company") is pleased to announce a private placement of up to 2,000,000 flow-through units (the "FT-Units") at a price of $0.20 per FT-Unit and up to 500,000 non-flow-through Units (the "Units") at a price of $0.16 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $480,000 (the "Private Placement"). Each FT-Unit will be comprised of one flow-through common share in the capital of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole common share purchase warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Unit will be comprised of one non-flow-through common share and one Warrant. Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to acquire one non-flow-through common share at a price of $0.25 for a period of 12 months and at a price of $0.50 for an additional 12 months thereafter, expiring 24 months after the date of closing. The FT-Units and Units are subject to a four-month and one day hold period from the date of closing.

The Private Placement will be non-brokered; however, the Company may pay finder's fees in accordance with the rules and policies of the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV").

For additional information about this private placement call Darlene Ettinger at 506-627-1353 or 1.866.523.6719. The proceeds from the issuance of the FT-Units will be used to fund exploration on the Company's gold and base metal projects mainly in New Brunswick. The proceeds from the issuance of the Units will be used for general corporate purposes. The Private Placement remains subject to final approval of the TSXV.

About SLAM Exploration Ltd.

SLAM is a mineral resource company based in Miramichi, New Brunswick and is actively exploring new gold discoveries on its Menneval and NW Gold projects in northwestern New Brunswick. In addition, the Company owns the Nepisiguit and Nash Creek silver-base metal deposits, both NI 43-101 compliant and located in New Brunswick. The Company also owns a significant gold portfolio in Ontario including the Reserve Creek gold deposit. Additional information about SLAM and its projects is available at www.slamexploration.com or from SEDAR filings at www.sedar.com. Follow us on Twitter @SLAMGold.

Certain information in this press release may constitute forward-looking information, including statements that address the Private Placement, future production, reserve potential, exploration and development activities and events or developments that the Company expects. This information is based on current expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward looking-statements unless and until required by securities laws applicable to the Company. There are a number of risk factors that could cause future results to differ materially from those described herein. Information identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in the Company's filings with the Canadian securities regulators, which filings are available at www.sedar.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Corporate Inquiries
SLAM Exploration Ltd.
Mike Taylor
President & CEO
506.627.1353 or Toll Free: 866.523.6719


SLAM Exploration Ltd.
Brian Jones
Investor Relations
Toll Free: 855.800.6109 or Toronto: 647.729.1436

 

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