OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2012) - Everton Resources Inc. ("Everton") (TSX VENTURE:EVR)(OTCQX:EVRRF)(FRANKFURT:ERV) has granted options to purchase up to 2,500,000 common shares of the Company to Officers, Directors, and Consultants. Of the 2,500,000 options granted, 1,600,000 options entitle the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.20 per share for a period of five years ending July 30, 2017. The remaining options entitle the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.10 per share until July 30, 2017.
About Everton Resources Inc.
Everton Resources and Brigus Gold Inc., Everton's exploration partner in the Dominican Republic, have reached an agreement whereby Everton will acquire 100% ownership of Brigus' remaining interest in the Ampliación Pueblo Viejo II ("APV"), Ponton and La Cueva concessions in the Dominican Republic. Everton is actively exploring adjacent to the US$3.8 billion Pueblo Viejo project, currently being developed by the world's largest gold mining company, Barrick Gold Corporation (60%) in partnership with Goldcorp Inc. (40%) ("Goldcorp") (NYSE:GG)(TSX:G). Everton also holds an interest in the Opinaca region of James Bay, Quebec where the Company has partnered with Aurizon Mines Ltd. who is advancing Everton's interest by funding 100% of all exploration work on one of the largest land packages adjacent to Goldcorp's Eleonore gold deposit.
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