Vancouver, B.C., September 1, 2016. FALCON GOLD CORP. (FG: TSX-V) (“Falcon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a second and final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement and issued 1,891,817 Units priced at $0.055 for proceeds of $104,050. The previously announced $600,000.00 financing was oversubscribed and the Company raised total proceeds of $637,399 and issued a total of 11,589,090 Units. Each Unit consists of one common share and one 2-year common share purchase warrant. Each warrant will be exercisable for one common share at $0.10 for a period of 24 months. The shares of the second tranche will be subject to a 4-month hold period expiring in January 2016. Finders’ fees for both tranches total $29,325 and 503,182 broker warrants (having the same terms as the placees) have been paid.

About Falcon Gold Corp.

Falcon is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on generating, acquiring, and exploring opportunities in the Americas

On Behalf of the Board,

“David G. Tafel”

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