Pine Grove Agreements Terminated

March 18, 2009

Surrey, B.C. – Carlin Gold Corporation (TSX Venture, CGD), ("Carlin" or the "Company") has been informed by Romarco Minerals Corporation that Romarco has terminated the Exploration and Option to Enter Joint Venture Agreement on the Pine Grove property, Lyon County, Nevada. Subsequent to Romarco’s termination, the Company terminated its interest in the underlying Mining Lease and Option to Purchase Agreement on the property.

About Carlin

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