Veris Gold Corp. announces resignation of Director

Toronto Stock Exchange: VG

VANCOUVER, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Veris Gold Corp. ("Veris" or the "Company") (TSX: VG) (OTCQB: YNGFF) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6A) announces its Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Robert F. Baldock due to other business commitments.

François Marland, President and CEO states, "We thank Mr. Baldock for his support and dedication over the past five years in his various capacities at the Company and wish him well on his current endeavors."

About Veris Gold Corp.
Veris Gold Corp. is a growing mid-tier North American gold producer in the business of developing and operating gold mines in geo-politically stable jurisdictions. The Company's primary assets are the permitted and operating Jerritt Canyon processing plant and gold mines located 50 miles north of Elko, Nevada, USA.  The Company's primary focus is on the re-development of the Jerritt Canyon mining and processing plant.  The Company also holds a portfolio of precious metals properties in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory, Canada, including the Ketza River Property.

On behalf of
"VERIS GOLD CORP."

François Marland
President and CEO

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SOURCE Veris Gold Corp.

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Veris Gold Corp.
Joanne C. Jobin
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Veris Gold Corp.
Nicole Sanches
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