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.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.