Entering a competition with points

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Q: I did this survey online and got 5000 points. It can be converted into £50 cash but I took one point and joined a survey and if I win it, I can get £2000 or other prizes. Is it halaal?


A: It is permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


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Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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.

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