PRIZE MINING ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DINO MINICHIELLO TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND GRANT OF OPTIONS

Vancouver, British Columbia (July 16, 2019) – PRIZE MINING CORPORATION (“Prize” or the “Company”) (TSXV:PRZ) (OTCQB:PRZFF) (MQSP:GR:FRANKFURT) announces that the Company has appointed Mr. Dino Minichiello to the Company’s Board of Directors.  The Company is also, subject to regulatory approval, awarding options to directors, officers, employees and consultants to the company.

“We are pleased to have Mr. Minichiello join the Prize board as an independent director,” stated Michael McPhie, President & CEO of Prize Mining.  “His many years of raising capital and translating that into business success will be of real value to the future of the company.”

“I look forward to working with the Prize team to create value for shareholders,” said Dino Minichiello.

Dino Minichiello

Mr. Minichiello is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur, and founder and co-founder of several apparel companies and investment companies. Mr. Minichiello notably was the founder and CEO of Triumph Capital, a Canadian private equity and investment banking firm that combines capital support with hands-on executive consultation, raising millions of dollars in the private space.

Grant of Options

The Company announced today that, subject to regulatory approval, it has granted a total of 6,700,000 options to purchase common shares of the Corporation (the “Options”) to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants of Prize in accordance with the Company’s 10% rolling stock option plan. The Options have an exercise price of $0.05 per common share and an expiry date of July 16, 2024.  A total of 157,735,565 common shares of the Corporation are now issued and outstanding.

Of the Options granted above, 5,400,000 Options were granted to directors and officers of Prize. Prize has determined that there are exemptions available from the various requirements of TSX Venture Policy 5.9 and Multilateral Instrument 61-101 for the issuance of these options (Formal Valuation – Issuer Not Listed on Specified Markets; Minority Approval – Fair Market Value Not More Than $2,500,000).

About Prize Mining Corp.

Prize is a junior mining issuer listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.  Prize is focused on the exploration and development of the Manto Negro Copper Property in Mexico and the Kena Gold Property in BC.  Find out more at: www.prizemining.com

For more information please contact:

Michael McPhie
President and CEO
Tel. 604-336-1327
mmcphie@prizemining.com

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