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Blackrock Announces Private Placement

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Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - June 4, 2019) - Blackrock Gold Corp. (TSXV: BRC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has arranged a non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") of up to 6,000,000 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.10 per Unit, for gross proceeds of up to $600,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share and one-half of one share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one additional common share in the capital of the Company at a price of $0.16 per share, for a period of three years from the date the Units are issued.

There is no minimum offering size and the maximum offering is 6,000,000 units for gross proceeds of $600,000. Assuming the Offering is fully subscribed, the Company plans to allocate the gross proceeds of the Private Placement to: (i) additional exploration work on the Company's Silver Cloud property ($500,000); and (ii) general working capital ($100,000).

A portion of the Private Placement may be completed in accordance with the exemption set out in BC Instrument 45-536 (Exemption from prospectus requirement for certain distributions through an investment dealer) (the "Investment Dealer Exemption"). In accordance with the requirements of the Investment Dealer Exemption, the Company confirms there is no material fact or material change related to the Company which has not been generally disclosed.

The Company may pay finder's fees on a portion of the Private Placement in accordance with applicable securities laws and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange").

The Private Placement is subject to the approval of the Exchange.

The Private Placement securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), or under any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, or delivered within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy such securities in the United States.

For further information, please contact:

Andrew Pollard, Chief Executive Officer
Blackrock Gold Corp.
Phone: 604 817-6044
Email: andrew@blackrockgoldcorp.com

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this release. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TOUNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES
OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES


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