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“Loser pays bill” is halal or haram?

In a game like snooker where multiple people set a rule that loser will pay the bill of playing, is halal or haram? I am skeptic about this cause this is very close to gambling and betting.
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Is 8 Ball Pool from Miniclip Legal According To Islamic Teachings

As-salamu alaykum my Brothers and Sisters in Islam. I have a question that Is 8 Ball Pool from Miniclip Legal According To Islamic Teachings. Its a online game i play and one day a close relative ...
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Is playing free lotteries haram?

Is it haram for Muslim to play lottery without paying any pine and win money? I mean just pick numbers for free without paying money and win money.
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Is lottery haram if I dont lose anything?

Say for instance, I found a lottery ticket on the ground, would it be haram id I used it? Because right now, I'm using a rewards website that gives me surveys to fill, and rewards me points which I ...
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Are Reward Programs Halal?

There is an app called Giftiz which rewards you with points for downloading apps. In order to get the points, you just have to launch the app or pass a certain level, get a certain score, etc. My ...
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Is playing cards Haram?

I have heard that playing cards is Haram even if you play it without gambling. (According to Shia, actually in accordance with the Fatawa of many Maraja' such as Ayatollah Khamenei) playing cards is ...
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Gambling is haram, but how is investing different from gambling

please explain to me how is investment a different thing to do than gambling... both can... make you profit or cause loss depend on skill and chance. be very risky and very likely to be profitable. ...
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Are “Stacker” games which give prizes considered haram?

Yesterday I went to the arcade with my wife, and they had a game whereby you have to stack up a series of blocks. These blocks will move horizontally across the screen. The blocks need to be placed on ...
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What is the definition of gambling in islam

I know gambling is 100% Haram. But other things become gambling. And i use general rule that anything that is based on chance of something random due to which i'll gain or lose is Haram. but then ...
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Is bitcoins a halal investment instrument

Is this bitcoin internet currency halal considering the fact that it has no intrinsic value and is almost randomly mined(Chance? and hence gambling source). Excessive computational power is required ...
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Are raffles halaal or haraam? (Shia view please)

Recently I saw a Shia mosque holding a fund raising raffle ticket competition where the winner would get a fully paid for umrah trip. What is a raffle? Wikipedia - A raffle is a gambling ...
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Are products which offer a chance for free gifts permissible?

Marketers often lure customers with special offers on products, allowing consumers to win prizes by luck. For example, lucky gold coins in detergent powder or chances to win a holiday with "XYZ" ...
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Is playing with backgammon Haram?

There is a hadith from Burayda by Imam Muslim in his Sahih, "Whoever plays Backgammon is as one who dipped his hand in swine's blood". I gather from this that, games of chance & playing with ...
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Is participating in the game show “Deal or No Deal” haram?

There is a game show called Deal or No Deal, where people are presented with a number of boxes containing unknown amounts of token money, and the contestant has to try and eliminate boxes which have ...
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Is it halal to place stakes on a sports challenge?

Consider: a couple of friends gather together and organize a football match, where the losers would buy (non-alcoholic) drinks for the winners. Is this kind of challenge acceptable in Islam? I am ...