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April 17, 2007

Raymond, Alberta… American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: AMK) (the “Corporation”) today announced that it has closed a non-brokered private placement of 1,500,000 units of the Corporation (“Units”) at a price of $2.00 per Unit for gross proceeds of $3 million. Each Unit consisted of one common share of the Corporation (“Common Share& rdquo;) and one non-transferable common share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”) entitling the holder to acquire one additional Common Share at a price of $3.75 for a period of one year.

The Units were sold to qualified purchasers resident in Alberta and Saskatchewan in reliance upon exemptions from the prospectus and registration requirements of applicable securities legislation.

In connection with the sale of 225,000 Units, the Corporation paid finders fees to: National Bank Financial Ltd. in the sum of $5,000; Ayub Umarji in the sum of $15,000 and issued to Ginette Greening an aggregate of 1,250 Common Shares at a deemed price of $2.00 per Common Share. All of the finders are at arm’s length to the Corporation and the finder’s fees represented either 5% of the gross proceeds from, or 5% of the number of, Units sold to purchasers referred by such finders.

The Common Shares and Warrants forming part of the Units and the Common Shares issued pursuant to the exercise of the Warrants and in payment of the finder’s fee are all subject to a 4 month restricted period expiring on August 18, 2007.

The TSX Venture Exchange approved the private placement and finder’s fee by Bulletin dated April 17, 2007.

American Creek Resources Ltd. is an aggressive junior mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of gold and silver deposits within the Province of British Columbia, Canada
The Corporation’s shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “AMK”.

For further information please contact Darren R. Blaney, Chief Operating Officer. Phone: 403 752-4040, Fax: 403 752-4020, or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Information relating to the Corporation is available on its website at www.americancreek.com.

Certain information contained in this news release constitutes forward-looking statements regarding the Corporation’s mineral properties. Forward looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate" or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the reasonable opinions and estimates of management of American Creek and are subject to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. These factors include: the inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties, uncertainties involved in the interpretation of drill results and other geological data, fluctuating commodity prices, unforeseen permitting requirements, changes in environmental laws or regulations, the possibility of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, weather conditions, the availability of contractors for equipment and services, the availability of future financing and general business and economic conditions. Such statements are also based on a number of assumptions which may prove to be incorrect, including assumptions about general business and economic conditions being accurate, the timing and receipt of regulatory approvals for projects and operations, the availability of financing, the ability to secure equipment and labour, and American Creek’s ongoing relationship with third parties. The foregoing factors, risks and assumptions are not exhaustive. Events or circumstances could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those estimated or projected and expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are as of the date they are made and American Creek disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.