Rainy River Resources Ltd.

Rainy River Resources Ltd.

September 27, 2011 10:00 ET

Rainy River Resources Obtains Approval to List on the Toronto Stock Exchange Main Board (TSX) Commencing September 28, 2011

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2011) - Rainy River Resources Ltd. ("Rainy River" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE:RR) is pleased to announce that the Company has completed all the requirements for graduation to the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) main board, and has received final approval from the TSX.

Rainy River will commence trading its common shares on the TSX main board at market open on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, continuing under the symbol "RR".

The Company's shares will be delisted and cease trading on the TSX Venture Exchange upon commencement of trading on the TSX.

Raymond Threlkeld, President and CEO commented, "We are proud of Rainy River's graduation to the main Toronto Stock Exchange as it represents a natural part of our progression toward becoming a leading Canadian intermediate gold producer. We look forward to the continued support of our shareholders as we grow."

About Rainy River

Rainy River is a Canadian precious metals exploration company whose key asset is the Rainy River Gold Project. With approximately $115million in cash and securities, the Company is well funded to conduct a dual-focused drilling program consisting of: 1) definition diamond drilling of the main gold resources in preparation for scoping and prefeasibility studies, and 2) selective diamond drill testing of high-priority gold targets defined primarily by RC drilling within the large gold system centred in Richardson Township. The Company's property is extremely well located in the southwestern corner of Northern Ontario near the U.S. border. It is accessed by a network of roads and is close to hydro-electric infrastructure. The Rainy River district has a skilled labour force and is one of the lowest-cost areas for mineral exploration and development in Canada. The Company is also working to advance the early-stage discoveries at its TPK Joint Venture Property, also in Ontario, where it can earn a 51% interest in the property from Northern Superior Resources. Ontario has low political risk and, according to the annual Fraser Institute global survey of the mining industry, has consistently ranked as one of the top jurisdictions embracing mineral development.


Raymond Threlkeld, President & CEO

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that management of 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. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements, include market prices, exploration and development successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Please see the public filings of the Company at www.sedar.com for further information.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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