Star Gold Appoints David Segelov as Chief Executive Officer

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Gold Corp. ("Star Gold" or the "Company") (OTC Markets: SRGZ) announced today the appointment of Mr. David Segelov to the position of Chief Executive Officer. The appointment is effective immediately.

Mr. Segelov has more than 15 years of experience in the capital markets and investment industry including providing financial analysis of investments in resource companies for hedge funds. Mr. Segelov has invested in a range of early stage exploration projects encompassing various types of metals; including being an early investor in open pittable gold mines in Mali and Ghana and projects developing silver in New South Wales. Mr. Segelov is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and earned a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University in New York. He also holds a law degree from Sydney University.

"David brings a strong understanding of the markets, financing, and corporate transactions. This experience will be extremely valuable to Star Gold as the Company moves forward with exploration and development on its gold project in Nevada," said Mr. Lindsay Gorrill, Chairman of the Board of Star Gold Corp.

About Star Gold Corp.

Star Gold is a gold exploration/development company formed in 2006 for the purpose of evaluating, acquiring and developing Gold projects in United States with a focus on Nevada. Star Gold is currently focused on exploration and development of its Longstreet Property. The project is located 48 kilometers southeast of the Round Mountain Mine in Tonopah, Nevada.  The Longstreet Property is a Round Mountain style volcanic-hosted gold deposit.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING MINERAL RESOURCES

This Press Release and/or other information that may be released by the Company in the future uses the terms "resources", "measured resources", "indicated resources" and "inferred resources". United States investors are advised that, while such terms are recognized and required by Canadian securities laws, the SEC does not recognize them. Under United States standards, mineralization may not be classified as a "reserve" unless the determination has been made that the mineralization could be economically and legally produced or extracted at the time the reserve determination is made. Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. United States investors are cautioned not to assume that all or any part of measured or indicated resources will ever be converted into reserves. Inferred resources are in addition to measured and indicated resources. Further, inferred resources have a great amount of uncertainty as to their existence and as to whether they can be mined legally or economically. It cannot be assumed that all or any part of the inferred resources will ever be upgraded to a higher category. Therefore, United States investors are also cautioned not to assume that all or any part of the inferred resources exist, or that they can be mined legally or economically. National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") is a rule developed by the Canadian Securities Administrators, which established standards for all public disclosure an issuer makes of scientific and technical information concerning mineral projects. Unless otherwise indicated, all resource estimates contained in this Press Release and in press releases by the Company in the future, have been or will be prepared in accordance with NI 43-101 and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Classification System. The requirements of NI 43-101 are not the same as those of the SEC.

The terms "mineral reserve", "proven mineral reserve" and "probable mineral reserve" are Canadian mining terms as defined in accordance with Canadian National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (the "CIM") - CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves , adopted by the CIM Council, as amended. These definitions differ from the definitions in the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") Industry Guide 7 under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). Under SEC Industry Guide 7 standards, a "final" or "bankable" feasibility study is required to report reserves, the three-year historical average price is used in any reserve or cash flow analysis to designate reserves and the primary environmental analysis or report must be filed with the appropriate governmental authority.

In addition, the terms "mineral resource", "measured mineral resource", "indicated mineral resource" and "inferred mineral resource" are defined in and required to be disclosed by NI 43-101; however, these terms are not defined terms under SEC Industry Guide 7 and are normally not permitted to be used in reports and registration statements filed with the SEC. Investors are cautioned not to assume that all or any part of a mineral deposit in these categories will ever be converted into reserves. "Inferred mineral resources" have a great amount of uncertainty as to their existence, and great uncertainty as to their economic and legal feasibility. It cannot be assumed that all or any part of an inferred mineral resource will ever be upgraded to a higher category. Under Canadian rules, estimates of inferred mineral resources may not form the basis of feasibility or pre-feasibility studies, except in rare cases. Investors are cautioned not to assume that all or any part of an inferred mineral resource exists or is economically or legally mineable. Disclosure of "contained ounces" in a resource is permitted disclosure under Canadian regulations; however, the SEC normally only permits issuers to report mineralization that does not constitute "reserves" by SEC Industry Guide 7 standards as in place tonnage and grade without reference to unit measures.

Subject to the forgoing Cautionary Statement, the following are the definitions of the terms used in the Longstreet NI 43-101 Report:

Disclaimers

Certain statements in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements may be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "future," "may," "will," "would," "should," "plan," "projected," "intend," and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Star Gold Corp (the Company) to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company's future operating results are dependent upon many factors, including but not limited to the Company's ability to: (i) obtain sufficient capital or a strategic business arrangement to fund its expansion plans; (ii) build the management and human resources and infrastructure necessary to support the growth of its business; (iii) competitive factors and developments beyond the Company's control; and (iv) other risk factors discussed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available for review at www.sec.gov under "Search for Company Filings."

Investor Contact:
David Segelov, President
Office: 208 664 5066
Cell: 646 626 3356
dsegelov@stargoldcorp.com

Or

Joanna Longo
416  238 1414 ext 233
jlongo@terrepartners.com

SOURCE Star Gold Corp.




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