Veris Gold Corp. elects nine-member board

Toronto Stock Exchange: VG

VANCOUVER, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Veris Gold Corp. ("Veris" or the "Company") (TSX: VG) (OTCQB: YNGFF) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6A) is pleased to announce that shareholders approved all resolutions brought before them at the Company's Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") held in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 18, 2013.

Election of Directors
Each of the nominees for director of the Company as listed in the Company's 2013 Management Information Circular (available under the Company's profile on SEDAR and on the company's website here: http://www.verisgold.com/s/2013ProxyMaterials.asp) was elected at the AGM. The results of the vote are as follows:

       
Proposed Director Vote type Voted Voted (%)
Robert F. Baldock For 56,799,667 90.76
  Withheld 5,784,390 9.24
  Non Votes 10,357,794  
R. Llee Chapman For 58,943,518 94.18
  Withheld 3,640,539 5.82
  Non Votes 10,357,794  
Jean Edgar de Trentinian For 59,968,270 95.82
  Withheld 2,615,787 4.18
  Non Votes 10,357,794  
Graham C. Dickson For 58,927,215 94.16
  Withheld 3,656,842 5.84
  Non Votes 10,357,794  
Barry A. Goodfield For 60,931,064 97.36
  Withheld 1,652,993 2.64
  Non Votes 10,357,794  
Francois Marland For 59,961,667 95.18
  Withheld 2,622,390 4.19
  Non Votes 10,357,794  
Gerald Ruth For 56,382,639 90.09
  Withheld 6,201,418 9.91
  Non Votes 10,357,794  
Jay Schnyder For 60,636,312 96.89
  Withheld 1,947,745 3.11
  Non Votes 10,357,794  
Simon Solomonidis For 56,440,589 90.18
  Withheld 6,143,468 9.82
  Non Votes 10,357,794  

Detailed voting results for all matters considered at the meeting are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Veris Gold Corp.
Veris Gold Corp. is a growing mid-tier North American gold producer in the business of developing and operating gold mines in geo-politically stable jurisdictions. The Company's primary assets are the permitted and operating Jerritt Canyon mill and gold mines located 50 miles north of Elko, Nevada, USA.  The Company's primary focus is on the re-development of the Jerritt Canyon mining and milling facility.  The Company also holds a portfolio of precious metals properties in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory, Canada, including the former producing Ketza River mine.

On behalf of
"VERIS GOLD CORP."

R. Llee Chapman
President

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The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.   All material information may be accessed at www.sedar.com.

Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains "forward-looking statements" and "forward looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, including without limitation, statements relating to plans for or intentions with respect to the offering of Securities and the Company's use of proceeds from the sale of Securities are forward-looking statements. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". By their nature, forward-looking statements and information are based on assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include among other things the following: the Company's ability to engage underwriters, dealers or agents on terms and conditions deemed reasonable by the Company; the need to satisfy regulatory and legal requirements with respect to any offerings; gold price volatility; discrepancies between actual and estimated production and mineral reserves and resources; the speculative nature of gold exploration; mining operational and development risk; and regulatory risks. See our Annual Information Form for additional information on risks, uncertainties and other related factors. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

 

SOURCE Veris Gold Corp.



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