SLAM Exploration increases financing


    MIRAMICHI, NB, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - SLAM Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V: SXL)
("SLAM") announces an increase of $500,000 in an unsolicited, non-brokered
flow-through financing by the sale of up to 8 million Units priced at $0.25
per Unit to raise $2M. Each unit shall comprise one flow-through common share
("FT Shares") plus one half share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant shall
be exercisable into one non flow-through common share of the company at an
exercise price of $0.50 for a period of two years from closing of the private
placement. In connection with the private placement, PI Financial Corp. will
be paid a cash finder's fee equal to 6% of the gross proceeds of the private
placement and will be granted compensation warrants equal to 6% of the
aggregate number of units sold, exercisable at $0.30 for a period of 24
    The proposed financing will close on or about 18 October 2007. In
accordance with applicable securities legislation, the Units will be subject
to "hold period" of four months plus one day from the date of issuance of the
Units. The financing and issuance of shares is subject to regulatory approval.
    The Company will use proceeds from the financing to fund drilling of
approximately 100 holes in addition to the 10,000 metre drilling program in
progress at Nash Creek. Although the primary objective is to advance Nash
Creek to the feasibility stage, some funds may be used for drilling on SLAM's
other base metal and gold properties in New Brunswick and Ontario.

    SLAM Exploration Ltd. is a mineral resource company based in Miramichi,
New Brunswick. It is involved in base metal exploration in New Brunswick
including the world class Bathurst Mining Camp as well as gold exploration in
the Uchi sub-province of northwest Ontario. Additional information about SLAM
and its projects is available at or from Sedar filings

    The TSX Venture Exchange has neither reviewed nor does it accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

    On behalf of the Board,
    Mike Taylor, P. Geo.
    President & CEO
    SLAM Exploration Ltd.
    SEDAR: 00012459E

    This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation
of an offer to sell any of the securities in the United States. The securities
have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities
Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities
laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to "U.S.
Persons" as such term is defined by regulations under the U.S. Securities Act,
unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state
securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

    This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements in this release, other than
statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve
potential, exploration and development activities and events or developments
that the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although management
believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are
based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future
performance, and actual results or developments may differ materially from
those in the forward-looking statements. Please see our public filings at for further information.
    %SEDAR: 00012459E

For further information:

For further information: Mike Taylor, President & CEO, (506) 627-1353,; Bob Smylie, Investor Relations, Toll-Free

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