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Falcon Signs MOU with Vatic Ventures to Option Wabunk Bay Cobalt Claims, Northwestern Ontario

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - June 28, 2018) - FALCON GOLD CORP. (TSXV: FG) ("Falcon" or the "Company") reports it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (the "MOU") with Vatic Ventures Corp. ("Vatic") whereby Vatic may acquire a 60% interest in the Wabunk Bay cobalt claims. The Wabunk Bay property consists of two (cobalt, copper, nickel & PGE's) mining claims in Earngey Township in the Red Lake District of northwestern Ontario. The claims comprise 19 claim units and cover an area of approximately 304 hectares.

Stephen Wilkinson, Falcon's CEO stated; "This is an exciting development for Falcon. The agreement with Vatic secures significant funding for advancing Falcon's recently acquired Wabunk Bay property and we look forward to implementing an exploration program shortly, focused on the historical cobalt occurrences."

The Wabunk Bay Property

The Property is located immediately east of the past producing Uchi gold mine in northwestern Ontario.

Highlights of exploration work on the Wabunk Bay Cobalt Claims are summarised as follows:

Option Terms

To earn its 60% interest, Vatic has agreed to issue to Falcon a total of 400,000 units composed of common shares and warrants, to make cash payments to Falcon totalling $100,000 and to expend $750,000 (within one year) to explore the property. In addition, Vatic will pay the underlying property payments totaling $200,000. Subsequent to earning its 60% interest, Vatic will have the right to acquire Falcon's remaining 40% interest for shares based upon an independent valuation. The agreement is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.

Qualified Person

Mr. Bob Chataway, P. Geo. has reviewed and approved the technical content of this news release. Mr. Chataway is a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects.

About Falcon Gold Corp.

Falcon is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on acquiring, exploring, and advancing quality mineral projects in the Americas. Its projects include, the Central Canada Cobalt and Gold Project in N.W. Ontario and the Burton gold property located northwest of Sudbury, Ontario. The Company is listed on the TSX Venture exchange with the trading symbol: "FG". For information on the Company, please visit our website:


Falcon Gold Corp.
David Tafel

Stephen Wilkinson
CEO & Director

Telephone: 604-683-1991

Cautionary Language and Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may contain forward looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, etc. Forward looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.