Bullion River Gold Corp.
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Bullion River Gold Corp.

October 19, 2005 16:00 ET

Bullion River Gold Corp. to Begin Test Mining and Further Exploration on the French Gulch Mine

RENO, NEVADA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2005) - Bullion River Gold Corp. (OTCBB:BLRV) is pleased to report its progress for the start of its test mining and further exploration at its French Gulch mine. The portal for its 1,750 ft long decline with a 14 % gradient will start Monday, October 24, 2005. The excavation and installation of the portal is scheduled for 3 weeks, after which regular drifting will start. The Lucky 7 vein should be reached by late December 2005 and first gold ore should be mined in early January 2006. Underground Diamond drilling as well as surface drilling will take place concurrent with all excavation activities. By the end of February 2006, first results from the initial 3,000 to 5,000 tons test mining will be received and an immediate transition to full-scale production is expected based on results.

Peter M. Kuhn, President of Bullion River Gold Corp. states: "Mobilization including equipment and materials procurement and mainly manpower activation is progressing very well. The focus is on safe mining methods and procedures in order to develop a very efficient work force with excellent tools to achieve quality results. Our aim is to develop a first class gold mine in one of the highest gold grade bearing formations in North America."

About Bullion River Gold Corp.: Bullion River Gold Corp. is an American based mineral exploration company focusing on regions containing gold-silver deposits predominantly located in the Western United States. The company presently has a total of seven properties of which five are located in Nevada. Three of these properties are considered advanced projects and two are considered grassroots projects. The two remaining properties are in California. Both of these properties are past producers.

For more information, contact Leann Pinguelo, Investor Relations at Bullion River Gold Corp. at (800) 540-BLRV (2578) or at leann@bullionriver.com or visit the Company's website at www.bullionriver.com or the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov/ to review Bullion River's latest filings.

This release contains certain statements that are "forward-looking" statements (as the term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) including statements regarding SEC approval and the sufficiency of the funds raised. Any such forward-looking statements are inherently speculative and are based on currently available information, operating plans and projections about future expectations and trends. As such, they are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, such as general economic and business conditions, the ability to acquire and develop specific projects, the ability to fund operations, and other factors over which Bullion River Gold Corp. may have little or no control. Actual results and performance may be significantly different from expectations or trends expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Bullion River Gold Corp. expressly disclaims any obligation to update the statements contained in this release.

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