Buying a lottery ticket

Q: I want to buy a lottery ticket. Is it permissible in Islam?

bismillah.jpg

A: Lottery is gambling. Gambling is Haraam in Islam.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)