Q: I want to know that buying ticket in Dubai duty free , Abu Dhabi duty free or any other scheme is allowed in Islam or not. Pls clarify whether it is halal or haram. If I Purchse ticket and I win then I want to give the money to needy muslims . Is giving this money to muslims correct or wrong. Pls clarify.
A: If it is a ticket to enter into a competition and you have a chance to win a prize then this is a type of gambling.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)