Toronto, Ontario – Atlanta Gold Inc. (TSXV: ATG; OTCQX: ATLDF) (the “Company”) announces that, as a follow-up to its news release dated May 31, 2013, the TSX Venture Exchange has granted the Company an extension to August 16, 2013 for completion of its private placement of Units consisting of senior secured notes and warrants to purchase common shares.

Net proceeds from the offering will be used for exploration, excavating and test processing of bulk samples, environmental permitting, engineering and development in respect of the Atlanta Project, payment of US$2 million Court award, implementation of the Supplement Plan of Operations and for general working capital purposes.

The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws and unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons except pursuant to an exemption from such registration requirements.  This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any offer or sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About the Company

Atlanta Gold Inc. holds through its 100% owned subsidiary, Atlanta Gold Corporation, leases, options or ownership interests in its Atlanta properties which comprise approximately 2,159 acres (8.74 square kilometres) located 90 air kilometers east of Boise, in Elmore County, Idaho. A long history of mining makes Atlanta very suitable for development of new mining projects.  The Company is focused on advancing its core asset, Atlanta, towards mine development and production. 

Forward-Looking Information
This news release contains forward-looking information and forward-looking statements (collectively “forward-looking statements”) within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including with respect to the completion of the private placement financing and the intended use of proceeds therefrom. Such are based upon the assumption that definitive documentation will be entered into by the investors in a timely manner such that the financing may be completed within the time permitted by the TSX Venture Exchange.  Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements and accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on those statements. Risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary include, but are not limited to, the Company’s and its subsidiary’s limited financial resources and their ability to raise sufficient funds on a timely basis to fund the capital and operating expenses necessary to carry out its planned initiatives; fluctuations in resource prices and currency exchange rates; changes in general economic conditions and in the financial markets; the imposition of additional penalties against AGC should payment of the penalty imposed by the Court in respect of water treatment not be achieved in the time permitted; as well as other risks and uncertainties which are more fully described in the Company’s annual and quarterly Management’s Discussion and Analysis and in other Company filings with securities and regulatory authorities which are available at www.sedar.com. Should one or more risks and uncertainties materialize or should any assumptions prove incorrect, then actual results could vary materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements and accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on those statements. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing lists of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors are not exhaustive.  The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements contained herein or in any other documents filed with securities regulatory authorities, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

For further information contact: 

Atlanta Gold Inc.:

Wm. Ernest Simmons
President and CEO

Telephone: (208)-424-3343
Fax: 208-338-6513
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Atlanta Gold Inc.

Bill Baird
Vice President and CFO

Telephone: (416) 777-0013
Fax: (416) 777-0014
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CHF Investor Relations

Juliet Heading
Senior Account Manager

Telephone: (416) 868-1079 ext 239
Fax: (416) 868-6198
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