Stock Options Granted

August 22, 2012

Houston, Texas - TriStar Gold Inc. is pleased to announce that it has granted stock options exercisable to purchase a total of 1,025,000 of its shares at a price of $0.45 per share to directors, officers, employees and consultants, subject to the terms of its current stock option plan. These options will expire August 22, 2017.

About TriStar:

TriStar Gold is a well-financed gold exploration company focused on high-potential properties in Brazil. TriStar holds an option to acquire the Castelo de Sonhos Gold Exploration Project in Para State and exploration projects in the Tapajos district known as the Bom Jardim and the Andorinhas Property. The Company’s shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TSGV. Further information is available at


For further information, please contact:

TriStar Gold Inc.

Mark Jones III

Chairman and CEO


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. No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.