New Director Appointed

September 28, 2010

Surrey, B.C. - Carlin Gold Corporation (TSX Venture, CGD), ("Carlin" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Culbert to the board of directors.

Mr. Robert (Bob) Culbert is a professional engineer with over three decades of international project and business experience. He has been the president of a land resource consulting company and a B.C. ski resort, and was a partner in the successful acquisition and syndication of residential real estate in western Canada. Over the past decade, Mr. Culbert has been involved in the public market sector and has served as an officer and director of several junior resource exploration companies.

About Carlin

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

"K. Wayne Livingstone"

K. Wayne Livingstone, President

Telephone: (604) 538-2477

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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 except as required by applicable securities legislation.