Japan Mega Giveaway - Over $9,000 in Free Prizes!

The Japan Mega Giveaway is giving players across Japan the chance to claim a share of over $9,000 in free prizes, as well as a trip to Macau to play poker and meet Japan’s Team PokerStars Pro!

Running from March 16-April 14, the Japan Mega Giveaway is perfect for those new to poker and players learning the game. A total of 90 freerolls are awarding free cash prizes worth $6,750, while the winner of each freeroll will win entry into the Japan Mega Giveaway Grand Final, where a trip to Macau to play poker and meet the new Japanese Team PokerStars Pro will be up for grabs.

How to play the Japan Mega Giveaway

There are three freerolls taking place every night, from March 16-April 14, exclusive to players in Japan. You can get entry to three Japan Mega Giveaway freerolls by using the Star CodeJAPANSTAR’, and can play in up to 90 freerolls by making a deposit into your PokerStars account using the Bonus Codes listed in the table below.

If this is your first deposit, you’ll also get great rewards like $20 in free play, and free Sit & Go tickets. For help in making your first deposit, click here.



Bonus Code

Minimum Deposit Required


Japan Mega Giveaway

Star Code Offer

Open to ALL players


No deposit required

3x Japan Mega Giveaway Freeroll Tickets

Japan Mega Giveaway

First Deposit Offer

Open to players who have not yet made a PokerStars deposit

Use Bonus Code ‘JAPANFIRST


Unlimited entry to Japan Mega Giveaway Freerolls,

Free $20 credit,

4x $1.50 Sit & Go Tickets

Japan Mega Giveaway

Reload Offer

Open to existing real money players

Use Bonus Code ‘JAPAN100


Unlimited entry to Japan Mega Giveaway Freerolls


To find the Japan Mega Giveaway Freerolls once you’ve chosen your bonus, search for ‘Japan Mega Giveaway’ in the ‘Find a tournament’ filter, under the ‘Tournaments’ tab in the Main Lobby. Each tournament is free to enter and awards $75 in cash prizes!




Prize Pool

Japan Mega Giveaway Freerolls

March 16-April 14 (three every night)

20:00, 21:00 & 22:00 JST

$75 cash

The Japan Mega Giveaway Grand Final

The winner of each Japan Mega Giveaway Freeroll will be automatically registered in the Japan Mega Giveaway Grand Final tournament, Sunday April 19 at 20:00 JST.

The Grand Final will award a trip to Macau to play in an APPT Macau side event. Runners-up will receive online tournament tickets.

Please Note: The Grand Final prize includes entry to an APPT Macau side event (worth approximately $640) plus $500 spending money, three nights’ accommodation and lunch/dinner. The Grand Final prize does NOT include flights and will not exceed USD $2,000.

If a player wins more than one nightly Freeroll they will be registered to the Grand Final and will not receive any additional compensation. Qualifying deposits must be made between March 16 and 23:59 ET on April 14. The Star Code offer is limited to one use per player.

This promotion is only available to players who reside in Japan.

Contact support@pokerstars.com if you have any questions about the Japan Mega Giveaway.

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