Scorpio Gold Corporation (the Company) (TSX-V: SGN) announces that it has granted an aggregate of 1,885,000 stock options under the Company's stock option plan, of which 1,075,000 of the options have been granted to directors and officers of the Company. The stock options are exercisable to acquire common shares of the Company at an exercise price of $0.91 per common share for a period of five years from the date of grant.

For additional information please see the Company's website at www.scorpiogold.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD SCORPIO GOLD CORPORATION

Peter J. Hawley, President & CEO

For further information contact: Peter J. Hawley Tel: (819) 825-7618 Email:phawley@scorpiogold.com

Investor Relations: Jim Macdonald, Torrey Hills Capital Tel: (858) 456-7300 Email:jm@sdthc.com

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