Bridgeport Ventures Inc.

Bridgeport Ventures Inc.

June 18, 2010 08:00 ET

Bridgeport Ventures Inc. Drilling Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 18, 2010) - Bridgeport Ventures Inc. (TSX:BPV) ("Bridgeport") is pleased to report that it has completed Phase One of the diamond drill program on its Rosario Property, which commenced on April 27, 2010. The drill rig is on standby pending evaluation of the results, which will be announced during the last half of July when all assays are available.

About Bridgeport Ventures

Bridgeport Ventures (TSX:BPV) is a Canadian mineral exploration company with operations in Latin America. Its strong technical team with local experience has a solid record of discovery and a proven history of mining success. Additional information on Bridgeport Ventures can be found at:

Forward Looking Statements – Certain information set forth in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of Bridgeport, including, but not limited to the availability of laboratory resources and consequent timing of assay results and industry conditions. Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements.

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