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Gambling: is it haram if i dont keep the profit gained? Is it haram if my loses are protected?

Gambling is forbidden. O you who believe! Intoxicants (all kinds of alcoholic drinks), and gambling, and Al-Ansab , and Al-Azlam (arrows for seeking luck or decision) are an abomination of ...
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Are raffle drawings or lotteries considered gambling in Islam?

Yes, because gambling is defined as any game of chance where you pay an amount and have a random chance of getting more or less back. This can be derived from this ayah: You are forbidden carrion ...
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Is islamic competition that has fees to participate and has prizes in the end to certain participants, not all, haram in islam?

If the quiz/competition benefits Islam i.e. by speard of Islam and Jihad. It is permissible to participate in them as The Prophet said: “There should be no (money) prizes for competitions except in ...
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As a beginner in trading, I would like to know types of online trading to avoid

You should try to, if you are going to trade, avoid risks. If you are pretty certain, then I do not see why it is 'haraam'. If you are not certain, then it is like gambling, which IS haraam. Forex ...
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Gambling in video games with virtual currency

This is highly makruh in Islam. Even though the gambling is in the game, it can lead one to pay for the in-game purchases and literally gamble their REAL money. And this virtual gambling can lead one ...
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IS IT permissible to use money won from gambling

No. Gambling is forbidden in Islam, therefore the money is as well.
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Is making market research for gambling companies haram?

Is making market research for gambling companies haram? As a semi-direct/related answer: to the best of my knowledge, working/helping in the related jobs of gambling is haram, and its income will be ...
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if money is involved, is a multiplayer game gambling?

As per your description of the system, what you're referring to comes under competitions with prize-money. This is haraam except for few cases: Al-Tirmidhi (1700), al-Nasaa’i (3585), Abu Dawood (2574)...
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Is it still gambling if one can increase their chances to winning to 90%?

Allah sometimes gives reasons for the prohibition of some things like gambling: Shaitan (Satan) wants only to excite enmity and hatred between you with intoxicants (alcoholic drinks) and gambling, ...
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Are the prizes we win from buying things halal?

Gambling is haram, so the question is: Is this gambling? Ordinarily, the answer is no. The key distinction is the lack of entry fee, without which scholars consider it halal: ... if entry into the ...
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Is it haraam to play a game with free entry but with the possibility to win money?

This question was asked almost precisely like this on islamqa; the ruling is that this is halal to engage in for all parties involved. The prohibition on gambling applies when there is a person that ...
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Are random rewards haram?

The first part is from my answer to Are the prizes we win from buying things halal? Ordinarily, since there's no entry fee, it's not gambling. One fatwa writes: ... if entry into the prize-draw ...
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Is a "loser pays bill" scheme halal?

I opened a club and though it was running on the rule of loser to pay there were few games like snooker table tennis and hand soccer but after few months some Islamic scholars came to me and told me ...
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Is 8 Ball Pool from Miniclip Legal According To Islamic Teachings

With great respect, I am not Muslim but have found interest in the popularity of players from Muslim regions so I googled it and found this link. I understand that sometimes money may indirectly be ...
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Is participating in surveys with rewards halal?

It's a scam. To check if this is has any relation to Google or not, type into Google "2015 Annual Visitor Survey". Unsurprisingly, we find that this is a scam. This particular scam is described in ...
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How is investing different from gambling?

your question is incorrect; A) gambling (in it's broadest sense) is based 100% on chance, no skill required: A mentally retarded person can gamble; all they have to do is pick what to bet on. If you ...
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Is a marketing activity that involves contributing one's participation for a chance to win a prize gambling?

As it seems you already know what's gambling and gambling is haram in Islam. So, let's only focus on discussing if this case is gambling or not. This has everything to be declared as gambling, ...
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Is playing backgammon Haram?

As long as gambling is not involved, the only possible criteria can be "wasted time," which is, of course, nothing special to backgammon.
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