Prophecy Platinum Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NKL
OTCQX : PNIKF
FRANKFURT : P94P

Prophecy Platinum Corp.

November 17, 2011 08:30 ET

Prophecy Platinum Closes $10 Million Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2011) - Prophecy Platinum Corp. ("Prophecy Platinum" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NKL)(OTCQX:PNIKF)(FRANKFURT:P94P) is pleased to announce the closing of the non-brokered private placement previously announced on November 1, 2011 and increased on November 3, 2011. The Company has issued 3,709,489 common shares for total gross proceeds of $10,015,620.30.

Insiders and Company management subscriptions accounted for approximately 25% of the placement. Finder's fees of 6% of the proceeds placed, payable in cash, were paid on portions of the placement.

The shares issued are subject to a hold periods expiring on March 16, 2012 and March 17, 2012. Proceeds of the placement will be applied to the Company's flagship PGM-Ni-Cu Wellgreen project in the Yukon and its other properties, in addition to general working capital.

About Prophecy Platinum

Prophecy Platinum Corp. is a Canadian-based Nickel PGM exploration company with projects in Canada, Argentina and Uruguay. Prophecy Platinum's flagship Wellgreen PGM-Cu-Ni project is in Yukon Territory, Canada, and the Lynn Lake project is located in Manitoba, Canada. Further information can be found at www.prophecyplat.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS of Prophecy Platinum Corp.

John Lee, Chairman

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including, without limitation, statements potential mineralization, the estimation of mineral resources, the realization of mineral resource estimates, interpretation of prior exploration and potential exploration results, the timing and success of exploration activities generally, the timing and results of future resource estimates, permitting time lines, metal prices and currency exchange rates, availability of capital, government regulation of exploration operations, environmental risks, reclamation, title, and future plans and objectives of the company are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. Although Prophecy believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of material factors and assumptions. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include failure to obtain necessary approvals in respect of the Transaction, unsuccessful exploration results, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, results of future resource estimates, future metal prices, availability of capital and financing on acceptable terms, general economic, market or business conditions, risks associated with operating in foreign jurisdictions, uninsured risks, regulatory changes, defects in title, availability of personnel, materials and equipment on a timely basis, accidents or equipment breakdowns, delays in receiving government approvals, unanticipated environmental impacts on operations and costs to remedy same, and other exploration or other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the companies with securities regulators. Readers are cautioned that mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Mineral exploration and development of mines is an inherently risky business. Accordingly the actual events may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on Prophecy and the risks and challenges of their businesses, investors should review their annual filings that are available at www.sedar.com.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("the U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities law and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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