Entrée Gold Grants Stock Options

June 9, 2005

Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, June 9, 2005 - Entrée Gold Inc. (TSX-V: ETG – “Entrée” or the “Company”) announces the grant of options to purchase up to 2,545,000 shares of the Company exercisable at a price of $1.75 per share for a term of five years. The grant of stock options is being made under the terms of the Company’s stock option plan.


Entrée Gold Inc. ( is an exploration stage junior resource company engaged in the exploration of gold and copper prospects. The Company is a large landholder in Mongolia’s south Gobi Desert, near the Chinese border. Entrée maintains 100% royalty-free interest in the 179,590 hectare Lookout Hill (Shivee Tolgoi) property which completely surrounds Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.’s (Ivanhoe’s) 8,500 hectare Turquoise Hill (Oyu Tolgoi) holdings. Ivanhoe has an earn-in agreement with Entrée whereby Ivanhoe can earn up to an 80% interest in a project area covering approximately 22% (approximately 40,000 hectares) of Entrée’s Lookout Hill property by spending US$35 million on the project and financing Entrée’s subsequent share of project expenditures. The Company is a Tier 1 listed company that trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “ETG”.


Primoris Group
Tel: 866-368-7330
Entrée Gold Inc.
Mona Forster, Business Manager
Tel: 604-687-4777

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