Toronto Stock Exchange: VGVANCOUVER, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Veris Gold Corp. ("Veris" or the "Company") (TSX: VG) (OTCQB: YNGFF) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6A) is pleased to announce that the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders ("the Meeting") will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 10:00 am PST ( 1:00 pm EST) at the offices of Veris Gold Corp. on the 8 th floor, 688 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C V6B 1P1 to transact the usual business of an Annual General Meeting. The Annual Report, the Management Information Circular and the Form of Proxy distributed to shareholders in connection with the meeting may be found on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or on the Company's website at http://www.verisgold.com/s/2013ProxyMaterials.asp. Shareholders, analysts, investors and media are invited to join the live conference call by dialing in just prior to the start time. Conference Call Dial in information: Dial in number (toll free): 888-390-0546 Dial in number (international): 416-764-8688 or 778-383-7413 No passcode required. A replay of the teleconference call will be available until June 25, 2013 by dialing the numbers below. Replay number (toll free): 888-390-0541 Replay number (international): 416-764-8677 Conference ID#: 717834 In addition the audio portion of this call will be archived as a webcast for 90 days. To access the webcast, please visit: http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=642569&s=1&k=4672D3E9E181A01649E28FEE1EA41285About 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 mill 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 milling facility. The Company also holds a portfolio of precious metals properties in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory, Canada, including the former producing Ketza River mine. On behalf of "VERIS GOLD CORP."R. Llee Chapman President To be added to the Veris Gold e-mail list please sign up at www.verisgold.com. The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. All material information may be accessed at www.sedar.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains "forward-looking statements" and "forward looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, including without limitation, statements relating to plans for or intentions with respect to the offering of Securities and the Company's use of proceeds from the sale of Securities are forward-looking statements. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". By their nature, forward-looking statements and information are based on assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include among other things the following: the Company's ability to engage underwriters, dealers or agents on terms and conditions deemed reasonable by the Company; the need to satisfy regulatory and legal requirements with respect to any offerings; gold price volatility; discrepancies between actual and estimated production and mineral reserves and resources; the speculative nature of gold exploration; mining operational and development risk; and regulatory risks. See our Annual Information Form for additional information on risks, uncertainties and other related factors. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. SOURCE Veris Gold Corp.