Fortune River Resource Corp.

Fortune River Resource Corp.

February 13, 2009 17:43 ET

Fortune River Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 13, 2009) - Fortune River Resource Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FRX)(FRANKFURT:RG7A) reported today that the company has agreed to issue 7.5 million units in a non-brokered private placement at a price of $0.10 per unit to raise $750,000. Each unit consists of one common share and one-half share purchase warrant exercisable to purchase one additional whole common share at an exercise price of C$0.15 per share for a period of two years from the closing date. Finders fees may be payable.

The private placement and finders fees are subject to Regulatory approval.

On behalf of the Board,

Joseph Anthony Kizis, Jr., President

Fortune River Resource Corp.

We seek safe harbor.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this news release, which has been prepared by management.

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