$690,000 Non-Brokered Financing Announced

April 12, 2007

White Rock, B.C. – Carlin Gold Corporation (TSX Venture, CGD), ("Carlin" or the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered $690,000 private placement financing. The 3,000,000 unit financing will be priced at $0.23 per unit. Each unit will consist of one share and one warrant. Each warrant will be exercisable at $0.30 for a period of 2 years from date of closing. If the Company's shares close at $0.60 or higher for 10 consecutive business days, the warrant holders will have 30 days to exercise their warrants or they will be cancelled. Insiders of Carlin may participate to a maximum of $172,500 in the placement. The Company will pay a finder’s fee of 10% cash and 10% finder's warrants on the financing. This financing is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Carlin

Carlin Gold Corporation is a junior resource company focused on gold exploration in Nevada. The Company currently controls eight properties in Nevada, including two joint venture projects with partners earning an interest.

"Wayne Livingstone"

Wayne Livingstone, President

Telephone: (604) 669-9970

Website: www.carlingold.com


The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the information contained herein.

Certain disclosures in this release, including management's assessment of Carlin's plans and projects, constitute forward-looking statements that are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties and other factors relating to Carlin's operation as a mineral exploration company that may cause future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.  Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.  Carlin expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.