LKA Gold Welcomes Former Advisor to Board of Directors

            LKA Gold Welcomes Former Advisor to Board of Directors

PR Newswire

GIG HARBOR, Wash., April 16, 2013

GIG HARBOR, Wash., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LKA Gold Incorporated
(OTCQB: LKAI) announced today that Mr. Sean Tingey, CPA, will be joining LKA's
Board of Directors effective today. Mr. Tingey has also been designated by
LKA's Board of Directors as chairman of the company's audit committee.

Mr. Tingey is a Certified Public Accountant with over fourteen years of
accounting and operations management experience in the metals and mining
industries. Mr. Tingey is currently the Director of Performance Management at
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., a global leader in the recycling of ferrous
and non-ferrous metals. Previously, Mr. Tingey was the Operations Controller
for Schnitzer Steel's Metals Recycling & Steel Manufacturing business units.
Prior to joining Schnitzer Steel, Mr. Tingey served as Director of Internal
Audit for PacifiCorp (a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary) and Technical
Accounting & Business Controls Manager at Interwest Mining, PacifiCorp's Fuel
Resources business unit. Mr. Tingey was also the Audit Manager in charge of
LKA's audit and financial reporting while at HJ & Associates, LLC in Salt Lake
City, and held Senior Auditor positions at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte &
Touche. Mr. Tingey earned a Master's degree in Accountancy from Southern Utah
University and is a current member of the American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants.

According to Mr. Tingey; "I am very happy to have the opportunity to join the
LKA Board. Having worked with LKA in a number of advisory roles over the
years, I have actively followed LKA's progress and look forward to the
exciting opportunities ahead."

LKA's Board Chairman, Kye Abraham, commented; "We are extremely pleased and
honored to have Sean join the LKA Board. Sean has been familiar with our
operations for over a decade and has served as a valued advisor, especially on
complex accounting issues. Sean's industry experience will be invaluable."

About LKA Gold & The Golden Wonder Mine 

From 1998 through the second quarter of 2006, LKA's Golden Wonder mine, with a
single mining crew, produced over 133,701 ounces of gold from ore with an
average grade of 16.01 oz. (453.8 grams) per ton ($207 million at today's
price) making it one the richest gold mines in North America. In 2009, LKA
commenced an exploration program to re-establish reserves and return the mine
to commercial production. Since then, LKA's has shipped bulk ore samples
containing more than 2,942 ounces of gold resulting in net gold sales of $3.3
million. Average ore grades during this exploration program have exceeded
1.52 ounces (43 grams) per ton. Investors are cautioned that a commercially
viable ore reserve has yet to be established and there can be no assurance
that one will be.

Safe Harbor Statement

LKA's plans to resume/expand Golden Wonder production are subject to a number
of conditions including, but not limited to, favorable geology, successful
exploration efforts, favorable financing terms/availability, permits, gold
prices, market conditions, etc. Mining and related activities are inherently
high-risk endeavors and there can be no assurance that LKA will be successful.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements. Statements
contained in this press release that are not purely historical are considered
forward-looking. When used in this press release, the words "plan", "target",
"anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "intend" and "expect" and similar
expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Such
forward-looking statements include, without limitation, the statements
regarding LKA International, Inc.'s future plans for exploration and/or
production, future expenses and costs, future liquidity and capital resources,
and estimates of ore, ore grades and mineralized material. All forward-looking
statements in this press release are based upon information available to LKA
International, Inc. on the date of this press release and the Company assumes
no obligation to update any such statements. Forward-looking statements
involve a number of risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance
that such statements will prove to be accurate. The Company's actual results
could differ materially from those discussed in this press release. Factors
that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not
limited to, those discussed in the Company's reports filed with the Securities
and Exchange Commission.

Company Contact:

LKA Gold Incorporated
Kye Abraham, President
(253) 514-6661

Investor Contact:

Riverview Capital
Jonathan Barkman, President
(610) 390-2199

SOURCE LKA Gold Incorporated

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