Brilliant Mining Corp.

Brilliant Mining Corp.

May 15, 2008 09:00 ET

Brilliant's Cash Position Increases Receives $3.4 Million From Warrant Exercises

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Brilliant Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BMC) ("Brilliant" or the "Company") announced today that it has received a total of $3.4 million from the exercise of 2.9 million common share purchase warrants at an exercise price of $1.05 per share and from the exercise of 320,000 Agent share purchase warrants at an exercise price of $1.00 per share (All dollar amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars).

"This recent exercise of warrants increases our working capital to over $14 million(i) and marks the conversion of the Company's last outstanding share purchase warrants" states John Williamson, CEO of Brilliant Mining.

The exercised warrants were issued on May 10, 2006 as a component of the financing to acquire and fund its interest in the Lanfranchi Nickel Mine located in the Kambalda Nickel District of Western Australia.

(i)Estimated working capital for Brilliant Mining Corp. as at May 14, 2008 and April 30, 2008 for Donegal Resources Pty. Ltd., the fully owned Australian subsidiary.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Mike Sieb, B.Sc., MBA, President

Brilliant Mining Corp.

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