Carlin Acquires Nevada Property

August 8, 2007

White Rock, B.C. – Carlin Gold Corporation (TSX Venture, CGD), ("Carlin" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors to the board of directors. Mr. Aris Morfopoulos and Mr. Dale R. Bennett have been added the board of directors.

Mr. Morfopoulos has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 2004. Mr. Bennett, a certified general accountant and a graduate of the Canadian Securities Course and, has over 10 years experience in public company accounting. The Company granted 100,000 stock options to Mr. Bennett, exercisable at a price of $0.28 per share and subject to the vesting provisions of the Company’s stock option plan.

About Carlin

Carlin Gold Corporation is a junior resource company focused on gold exploration in Nevada. The Company currently controls eight properties in Nevada.

"Wayne Livingstone"

Wayne Livingstone, President

Telephone: (604) 669-9970


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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.