Coinbase New User Sweepstakes

The Coinbase New User Sweepstakes is a giveaway available to new users (see eligibility below). The sweepstakes starts August 18th at 12 PM PDT and ends August 25th at 11:59 PM PDT. 


  • 1 winner will receive up to $500,000 dollars in bitcoin.

  • 10 winners will receive $50,000 in bitcoin.

  • 5,000 winners will receive $100 in bitcoin.

The total prize giveaway is more than $1.5M in bitcoin.

Am I eligible to enter the sweepstakes?

Users are automatically entered in the sweepstakes if they meet the eligibility requirements and will receive an email confirming their entry. To be eligible, you must: 

1. Be a US citizen.

2. Be a new user.

3. Create a account by 11:59 PM PDT on August 25th and:

  • Verify your email address
  • Verify your phone number
  • Add your personal information by 11:59 PM PDT on August 31st (Your address and last 4 digits of your SSN must be entered) 

4. Meet our internal fraud and compliance-related criteria, including measures related to account uniqueness.

How will I know that I successfully entered the sweepstakes? 

Once you’ve created an account, you’ll receive an email from [email protected] confirming your sweepstakes entry within 24 hours.  

I didn’t receive an entry confirmation email 

If you didn’t receive an email from [email protected] confirming your sweepstakes entry, please make sure that you’ve completed the account creation process (see above eligibility requirements). 

Once you’ve successfully created your account, you’ll reach the dashboard. You will not receive an entry confirmation email until the above steps are completed. 

Can I enter in the sweepstakes if I already have a Coinbase account? 

Only new users who sign up for Coinbase between August 18th at 12:00 PM PDT and August 25th at 11:59pm PDT are eligible to enter in the sweepstakes. See the Sweepstakes Terms for more information. 

I’m having trouble setting up my account and the sweepstakes ends soon

If you’re having issues completing the steps to create a account, you can enter the sweepstakes by mail. 

To enter by mail:

1. Handwrite your name, address, email address, telephone number, and date of birth on a 3x5 card.

2. Mail the card with the above information to: 

Coinbase New User Sweepstakes

P.O. Box  738

Syosset, NY 11791-0738

The return address and mailing address must be handwritten. Mail-in entries must include all requested information (as stated above) to be considered an entry. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by August 25, 2021 and received by August 31, 2021. Earn one (1) entry per postcard/envelope. Requests for confirmation of receipt of mail-in entries will not be acknowledged. No photo copies, facsimiles or reproductions of mail-in entry will be accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, stolen, incomplete, illegible, postage due, or misdirected entries. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.

How do I know that this email or social media post about the Coinbase Sweepstakes is legitimate?

Here are some tips to confirm that the Coinbase Sweepstakes content is actually from Coinbase:

  • Coinbase will never ask you to send funds 

  • Coinbase emails will always come from [email protected] or [email protected]

  • Check the URL to make sure it directs you to 

  • Report any phishing attempts or scams to our team

If you encounter any scams, please report them to [email protected]

How will I know if I’m a winner?

Coinbase will contact all winners directly by [email protected] or [email protected]. Winners are required to respond to the notification email within 48 hours.

Important: Winners are required to agree to have their first name, last initial, city, and state published on the complete winners list. For more information please see our additional terms and conditions

Additional Terms

For full terms and conditions, please visit this page

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