Battle Mountain Securityholders Overwhelmingly Approve Acquisition by Gold Standard Ventures Corp.

Gold Standard Ventures Inc.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 8, 2017) - Battle Mountain Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BMG) ("Battle Mountain") and Gold Standard Ventures Corp. ("Gold Standard") (TSX VENTURE:GSV)(NYSE MKT:GSV) are pleased to announce that a significant majority of Battle Mountain's securityholders approved the special resolution (the "Arrangement Resolution") authorizing the Plan of Arrangement (the "Arrangement") involving Battle Mountain, its securityholders and Gold Standard pursuant to which Gold Standard will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Battle Mountain (other than those already owned by Gold Standard).