Azteca Gold Corp.

Azteca Gold Corp.

August 11, 2009 18:32 ET

Azteca Gold Regulatory Update

SPOKANE, WASHINGTON--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2009) - Azteca Gold Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AZG), wishes to advise that the previously announced (July 3, 2009) disclosure review by the Alberta Securities Commission ("ASC") is continuing. The shares of the Company remain halted pursuant to the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange until such time that the Company is able to satisfy the outstanding requirements of the ASC's review, which it expects to do in the near future.

WARNING: the Company relies upon litigation protection for "forward looking" statements. The information in this release may contain forward-looking information under applicable securities laws. This forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied by the forward-looking information. Factors that may cause actual results to vary material include, but are not limited to, inaccurate assumptions concerning the exploration for and development of mineral deposits, currency fluctuations, unanticipated operational or technical difficulties, changes in laws or regulations, the risks of obtaining necessary licenses and permits, changes in general economic conditions or conditions in the financial markets and the inability to raise additional financing. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this forward-looking information. The Company does not assume the obligation to revise or update this forward-looking information after the date of this release or to revise such information to reflect the occurrence of future unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

Shares issued: 182,994,331

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.

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