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May 20, 2015

Scorpio Gold Reports Initial Results from 2015 Expansion Drilling at the Bluelite Satellite Deposit, Mineral Ridge Project, Nevada

Vancouver, May 20, 2015 - Scorpio Gold Corporation ("Scorpio Gold" or the "Company") (TSX-V: SGN) reports initial results from the 2015 expansion drilling program on the Bluelite deposit at its70% owned Mineral Ridge project, located in Nevada.

The 2015 expansion program at Bluelite includes infill, development and exploration drilling to expand and upgrade the current mineral reserve and resource base for the deposit and potentially extend life of mine. Approximately 80 reverse circulation ("RC") drill holes are planned at Bluelite in 2015. Management believes that initial results received from the 2015 drilling program should positively impact the current resource base and will potentially allow for defining a new resource in the wide area of mineralization that extends directly south of the current pit outline.

Pre-production development work at the Bluelite deposit is underway and the Company is on track to commence open pit production in Q2 2015.

Highlights of the initial results from the 2015 expansion drilling on the Bluelite deposit include:
  • MR151228: 6.70 grams per tonne ("g/t") gold over 4.57 meters
  • MR151232: 0.98 g/t gold over 13.72 meters
  • MR151237: 5.19 g/t gold over 15.24 meters
  • MR151312: 12.63 g/t gold over 3.05 meters
  • MR151317: 2.90 g/t gold over 6.10 meters

A drill hole location map is available at: DH Plan

Table 1. Bluelite Deposit - Significant Drill Results
Hole
No.
Azm
(deg)
Dip
(deg)
From
(ft)
To
(ft)
Width
(ft)
From
(m)
To
(m)
Width
(m)
Gold
(OPT)
Gold
(g/t)
MR14979 0 -90 235 270 35 71.63 82.30 10.67 0.017 0.59
285 320 35 86.87 97.54 10.67 0.039 1.34
330 340 10 100.58 103.63 3.05 0.019 0.65
350 360 10 106.68 109.73 3.05 0.020 0.69
380 385 5 115.82 117.35 1.52 0.017 0.58
400 425 25 121.92 129.54 7.62 0.029 0.99
435 440 5 132.59 134.11 1.52 0.106 3.63
MR14980 0 -90 220 235 15 67.06 71.63 4.57 0.016 0.55
275 280 5 83.82 85.34 1.52 0.020 0.69
290 295 5 88.39 89.92 1.52 0.019 0.65
350 355 5 106.68 108.20 1.52 0.022 0.75
MR151221 0 -90 5 10 5 1.52 3.05 1.52 0.023 0.79
180 185 5 54.86 56.39 1.52 0.020 0.69
290 295 5 88.39 89.92 1.52 0.018 0.62
MR151222 0 -90 35 40 5 10.67 12.19 1.52 0.011 0.38
MR151223 0 -90 25 30 5 7.62 9.14 1.52 0.040 1.37
MR151224 0 -90 145 150 5 44.20 45.72 1.52 0.013 0.45
MR151225 0 -90 115 120 5 35.05 36.58 1.52 0.069 2.37
MR151226 0 -90 No Significant Results
MR151227 0 -90 75 80 5 22.86 24.38 1.52 0.025 0.86
MR151228 0 -90 60 75 15 18.29 22.86 4.57 0.195 6.70
130 135 5 39.62 41.15 1.52 0.050 1.71
MR151229 0 -90 75 80 5 22.86 24.38 1.52 0.011 0.38
MR151230 0 -90 60 70 10 18.29 21.34 3.05 0.019 0.63
MR151231 0 -90 175 180 5 53.34 54.86 1.52 0.042 1.44
MR151232 0 -90 245 290 45 74.68 88.39 13.72 0.029 0.98
      305 330 25 92.96 100.58 7.62 0.020 0.69
MR151233 0 -90 125 130 5 38.10 39.62 1.52 0.021 0.72
175 180 5 53.34 54.86 1.52 0.017 0.58
220 235 15 67.06 71.63 4.57 0.015 0.51
295 310 15 89.92 94.49 4.57 0.022 0.77
335 350 15 102.11 106.68 4.57 0.016 0.56
MR151234 0 -90 120 140 20 36.58 42.67 6.10 0.022 0.74
155 160 5 47.24 48.77 1.52 0.038 1.30
MR151235 90 -70 105 155 50 32.00 47.24 15.24 0.016 0.53
165 170 5 50.29 51.82 1.52 0.018 0.62
190 195 5 57.91 59.44 1.52 0.016 0.55
310 330 20 94.49 100.58 6.10 0.026 0.89
MR151236 270 -55 80 90 10 24.38 27.43 3.05 0.067 2.30
MR151237 0 -90 40 90 50 12.19 27.43 15.24 0.151 5.19
incl 40 45 5 12.19 13.72 1.52 0.321 11.01
and 60 65 5 18.29 19.81 1.52 0.793 27.19
MR151238 0 -90 No Significant Results
MR151239 0 -90 185 190 5 56.39 57.91 1.52 0.010 0.34
MR151240 0 -90 130 135 5 39.62 41.15 1.52 0.010 0.34
MR151311 0 -90 220 230 10 67.06 70.10 3.05 0.013 0.43
MR151312 0 -90 50 60 10 15.24 18.29 3.05 0.369 12.63
MR151313 0 -90 No Significant Results
230 240 10 70.10 73.15 3.05 0.015 0.50
MR151314 0 -90 230 240 10 70.10 73.15 3.05 0.015 0.50
MR151315 0 -90 120 125 5 36.58 38.10 1.52 0.018 0.62
315 320 5 96.01 97.54 1.52 0.024 0.82
MR151316 0 -90 205 210 5 62.48 64.01 1.52 0.021 0.72
315 320 5 96.01 97.54 1.52 0.032 1.10
MR151317 0 -90 25 45 20 7.62 13.72 6.10 0.085 2.90
100 105 5 30.48 32.00 1.52 0.065 2.23
280 290 10 85.34 88.39 3.05 0.0185 0.63
MR151318 0 -90 15 20 5 4.57 6.10 1.52 0.015 0.51
130 135 5 39.62 41.15 1.52 0.018 0.62
145 155 10 44.20 47.24 3.05 0.023 0.79
300 315 15 91.44 96.012 4.57 0.021 0.73
MR151319 0 -90 0 5 5 0.00 1.52 1.52 0.017 0.58
135 175 40 41.15 53.34 12.19 0.016 0.55
195 210 15 59.44 64.01 4.57 0.025 0.87
MR151320 0 -90 No Significant Results
MR151321 0 -90 365 370 5 111.25 112.78 1.52 0.026 0.89
MR151322 0 -90 105 120 15 32.00 36.58 4.57 0.029 1.01
MR151323 0 -90 250 255 5 76.20 77.72 1.52 0.018 0.62
265 270 5 80.77 82.30 1.52 0.016 0.55
MR151327 0 -90 250 255 5 76.20 77.72 1.52 0.016 0.55
300 310 10 91.44 94.49 3.05 0.034 1.15
330 335 5 100.58 102.11 1.52 0.026 0.89
MR151328 270 -70 25 45 20 7.62 13.72 6.10 0.018 0.63
250 255 5 76.20 77.72 1.52 0.024 0.82
MR151329 270 -55 40 45 5 12.19 13.72 1.52 0.020 0.69
100 105 5 30.48 32.00 1.52 0.123 4.22
  320 325 5 97.54 99.06 1.52 0.015 0.51
350 360 10 106.68 109.73 3.05 0.043 1.46
MR151330 270 -55 5 10 5 1.52 3.05 1.52 0.010 0.34
MR151331 0 -90 215 220 5 65.53 67.06 1.52 0.017 0.58

All holes presented in Table 1 were completed by reverse circulation ("RC") drilling. True width is estimated at 90-100% of downhole width. Analytical results were performed by American Assay Laboratory Inc. in Sparks, Nevada, an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited facility. External check assays to verify lab accuracy are routinely completed by ALS Chemex, an ISO 9001:2000 certified and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited facility. Further details are presented in the Company's quality assurance and quality control program for the Mineral Ridge project, available for review at: MR QAQC.

About Scorpio Gold

Scorpio Gold holds a 70% interest in the producing Mineral Ridge gold mining operation located in Esmeralda County, Nevada with joint venture partner Waterton Global Value L.P. (30%), and Scorpio Gold is currently entitled to receive 80% of cash flow generated. Mineral Ridge is a conventional open pit mining and heap leach operation. The Mineral Ridge property is host to multiple gold-bearing structures, veins and lenses at exploration, development and production stages. Scorpio Gold also holds a 100% interest in the advanced exploration-stage Goldwedge property and processing facility in Manhattan, Nevada. The Company has commenced its 2015 exploration program for the Goldwedge property and is currently processing high-grade Mineral Ridge ore at the Goldwedge plant, which is permitted to process 400 tons per day.

Scorpio Gold's President & CEO, Peter J. Hawley, PGeo,, is a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the content of this release.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
SCORPIO GOLD CORPORATION


Peter J. Hawley,
President & CEO

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

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.

The Company relies on litigation protection for forward-looking statements. This news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the Company's current expectations and estimates. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "suggest", "indicate" and other similar words or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur, and include, without limitation, statements regarding the Company's plans with respect to the exploration, development and exploitation of its Mineral Ridge project, including potential further exploration or development of the Bluelite deposit, any potential expansion of the current pit shell outline thereof, and any potential increase in the mineral reserve and resource estimate in respect thereof. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from estimated or anticipated events or results implied or expressed in such forward-looking statements, including risks involved in mineral exploration and development programs, risks related to differences between mineral reserve and resource estimates and actual operating results and those risk factors outlined in the Company's Management Discussion and Analysis as filed on SEDAR. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty thereof.