Commemorative Promotion to Celebrate the Highest Trading Price in Bitcoin’s History

Commemorative Promotion to Celebrate the Highest Trading Price in Bitcoin’s History

From 2:08 pm on Wednesday January 4, 2017
to 11:59 pm on Wednesday January 18, 2017 (Japan Time)

Promotion Overview

The price of Bitcoin in yen has reached a new record high, achieving a level never seen before! What will happen to Bitcoin in 2017, the first year with virtual currency law (*1) in effect?

Buy now and there are no trade fees! The minimum amount (unit) is set to 0.001 BTC, so you can make purchases with as little as about 130 yen (*2).

In order to share the appeal of the volatile Bitcoin market, which is open for trading weekends and holidays, customers making trades of 1 BTC or larger (*3) between Wednesday January 4, at 2:08 pm (Japan Time) and Wednesday January 18, at 11:59 pm will be automatically entered into a drawing to win the equivalent of 128,100 yen in Bitcoin at the highest exchange rate in history (*4), divided among 128 winners! (Each winner will receive approximately 1,000 yen worth of Bitcoin)

Please take advantage of this opportunity and enjoy making Bitcoin transactions.

*1: Payment Services Act amended to regulate virtual currencies.
*2: The equivalent of 128,100 yen at the bitFlyer BTC closing conversion rate as of 2:08 pm (Japan Time) on Wednesday January 4, 2017.
*3: New membership transactions in Bitcoin sales through the bitFlyer Lightning BTC and BTC-FX simple Bitcoin transaction platforms are eligible for this promotion.
*4: The equivalent of 128,100 yen at the closing exchange rate on bitFlyer BTC spot market at 2:08 pm on Wednesday January 4, 2017, the highest Bitcoin Japanese yen valuation in the currency’s history.

Promotion Period

From 2:08 pm on Wednesday January 4, 2017
to 11:59 pm on Wednesday January 18, 2017 (Japan Time)

Prize Delivery Method

After a strictly managed raffle, the prizes will be deposited into winners’ accounts within about 5 business days.


Important Notices
  • Trades on the Buy/Sell (Bitcoin Market), Easy Exchange, bitFlyer Lightning BTC spot and BTC-FX markets are eligible for this promotion.
  • Prizes will be awarded within 5 business days after the end of the promotion.
  • Conspiring with multiple people to increase trade volume will be considered invalid. Any customers conducting these kinds of transactions will be disqualified from the prize lottery.
  • bitFlyer reserves the right to modify, pause, stop, or end either a portion or the entirety of this promotion without prior notice. In addition, the company bears no responsibility whatsoever for any losses incurred by customers due to modification, pausing, stopping, or ending the promotion.
  • Any trades for which you are both the seller and the buyer will not be counted in your applicable transaction volume.
  • Multiple executed trades of the same amount by the same user within one minute will not be counted in your applicable trade volume.
  • This promotion is only available for individuals and businesses with addresses in Japan.
  • If any of the following conditions apply, you will be disqualified from the prize lottery. In addition, if these conditions are discovered after prizes have been delivered, you may be required to forfeit your Bitcoin (if the deposit has been converted to yen, the equivalent value based on a rate determined by this company will be used) in some cases.
    • Emails cannot be sent or received at the email address you registered.
    • Information used in your profile is falsified.
    • Multiple accounts are found to be created by the same user.
    • Other activities have occurred which this company considers fraudulent.
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