November 13, 2008

Tonogold Resources Announces 3rd Quarter Exploration Update for Tonopah Divide

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tonogold Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TNGL) announces an exploration update for the Tonopah Divide Gold Project located five miles south of the town of Tonopah, Esmeralda County, Nevada.

Centerra (U.S.), Inc., a subsidiary of Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX: CG), is managing the exploration program as part of its Exploration and Option Agreement with Tonogold Resources, Inc.

Tonogold has received Centerra's report for the quarter ending September 30, 2008. Key points of interest are as follows:

   1. Drilling Program:  a track mounted reverse circulation (RC) drill rig      from Eklund Drilling mobilized on October 2, 2008.  The planned      drilling program totals approximately 15 drill holes and 11,500 feet,      depending on costs and other factors.   2. Geophysics. Zonge Geosciences completed the second half of the      IP-resisitivity survey over the central portion of the project area.  A      total of nine lines were completed.   3. Geochemistry.  An additional 109 rock samples were collected for a      total of 432 samples.  Analytical results were in line with previous      sampling with numerous gold and silver anomalies.  The highest gold      values from samples on the main target areas were 1.85 ppm, 1.96 ppm,      2.45 ppm, and 26.3 ppm.   4. Geology. Geologic mapping continued with special focus on three target      areas.    

Tonogold Resources, Inc. is a minerals exploration company based in La Jolla, California. For more information on the Company visit their website

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Tonogold Resources, Inc.

CONTACT: Phillip Winter or Jeff Janda, both of Tonogold Resources, Inc.,+1-858-456-1273, [email protected]

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