Developing Royalty Assets
in North America

Ely Gold Increases Size of Previously Announced Private Placement to $1,400,000

August 26, 2016

Vancouver, British Columbia, August 26, 2016 - Ely Gold & Minerals Inc. ("Ely Gold" or the "Company") (TSX-V: ELY, OTC: ELYGF) is pleased to announce that further to the Company's news release dated August 19, 2016, the Company has increased the size of the non-brokered private placement of units (the "Units") from 8,000,000 Units to 10,000,000 Units at a price of $0.14 per Unit, for gross proceeds of $1,400,000 (the "Offering"). The Units will be comprised of one common share and one-half of one share purchase warrant. One whole warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share for a period of two years at a price of C$.20 per share.

The Company may, in appropriate circumstances, pay a finder's fee comprising cash and/or securities in connection with the Offering. The offering is subject to TSX Venture Exchange acceptance. All Securities issued pursuant to the Offering will be subject to a four-month hold period from the closing date. The proceeds from the Offering will be used for property acquisition, royalty acquisition and for general working capital.

About Ely Gold
Ely Gold is focused on developing recurring cash flow streams through the acquisition, consolidation, enhancement, and resale of highly prospective, un-encumbered North American precious metals properties. Ely's property development efforts maximize each property's potential for acquisition, while reserving significant royalty interests. Additional information about Ely Gold is available at the Company's website, at www.elygoldinc.com

Stephen Kenwood, P. Geo, is director of the Company and a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. Mr. Kenwood has reviewed and approved the technical information in this press release.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

Trey Wasser, President & CEO

For further information, please contact:

[email protected]
972-803-3087
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647 964 0292

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains statements concerning Ely Gold and Mineral's acquisition, development, and marketing of North American precious metal resource properties and the Company's intent to sell or option portfolio properties, while reserving any royalties. Such forward-looking statements or information are based on a number of assumptions, which may prove to be incorrect.

Although Ely Gold and Minerals' believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements or information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements or information are based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the Company and described in the forward-looking statements or information. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks associated with geological, geometrical and geophysical interpretation and analysis, the ability of the Company to obtain financing, equipment, supplies and qualified personnel necessary to carry on exploration, exploitation or acquisition of properties and the general risks and uncertainties involved in mineral exploration and analysis.