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  • Investing in A Mobile Game Development Business

    I am thinking about investing in a mobile game development business but I am unsure about its permissibility because of certain elements. The model of the business is hence: 1. My team and I will develop a mobile game. The game shall have electronic music that is typical of mobile game apps. Some of the apps developed will also have animated characters.. More

  • The Fact That a Game Is Called ‘Magic’ Does Not Entail Approving of Magic

    Is play rubiks cube haram? Rubik's cube have another name, the another name is magic cube, and I think the words "magic" is to indicate as "miracle" not sihr, is play rubiks cube is approval of sihr and major sins to play them? .. More

  • His Friend Said ‘The Big Man Upstairs Won’t Be Happy with This’

    السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ Around a month ago, I was with my friends playing football and they started arguing. My friend next to me said “The big man upstairs won’t be happy with this” something along those lines. I gave husn adh dhan and assumed that perhaps he was referring.. More

  • Impermissible to Create a Platform for Gambling Games

    Is it good or not? Let's say, We are working to organizer Video Game Matches (e.g PUBG Mobile, COD Mobile and so on..). We will provide a medium where Organizer can organize a match, Player can join the match after paying the entry fee. Organizer will not deal with players directly; our company will deal with both equally and as per policy shown.. More

  • Playing Games That Include Prohibited Things

    Assalamu'alaykum. I've been wondering. If someone purchased an object that contains something forbidden, and the purchase becomes forbidden, too, does that mean he doesn't own the object at all? So he is not allowed to use it in lawful ways, either? What should he do then?My second question is, are we allowed to buy an object that is predominantly lawful,.. More

  • Forms of Contemporary Gambling

    Assalamualaikum. In one of your fatawa, [], you mentioned that winning prize money without paying anything is permissible. But in another fatwa [] , you kind of vaguely said , it is impermissible. [Although mentioned the majority view and Shaykh Uthaymeen's view only without.. More

  • Playing game where player grabs random candy

    Assalaamu alaykum. I just realised that when I was younger, I used to play at a game station where I would buy credits with some kind of card and then use my money inside to play with a machine which grabs candies. I control the machine and I get random candies (what the machine grabs). I feel like there is something wrong with this according to Islam... More

  • Competing in video games to win prize

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling on video game contests in which the winner gets a prize? No one has to pay any money to enter the contest, so it is not gambling. The people who enter the competition will either gain something or at least be safe and sound, and no one will lose anything. .. More

  • Predicting results of sports matches

    Assalaamu alaykum. Hi, so here is the situation. In India, cricket is present, and they have sponsorships as well. One such sponsor is FreeCharge, which is a startup for paying your bills and doing recharges. If you recharge your phone, you get some tokens. A recharge of 100 Rs can give you two tokens. When you get tokens and there is a cricket match,.. More

  • Joking about betting

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read here on islamweb that suggesting gambling to someone requires giving charity to make up for it, but what I did was joke about someone else on the matter. What I said was that someone else (who had succeeded against the expected outcome) should have bet against the person who said that she could not do it. I did not actually.. More

  • Gambling or buying lottery tickets to repay debts is impermissible

    Assalaamu alaykum!I hear that if someone life is in danger and they find nothing halal to save their life, they are allowed to eat a little haram to save their life. I am in much difficulty; I am indebted, am 50 years of age, and do not know how much longer I will live. I do not want to die without paying my debt. I try to offer my prayers regularly,.. More

  • Sending gift goods to buyers while they are unaware of what they would receive

    I have a online business where I have a fixed prize for which I ship out a gift box. What is in the gift box is not known to the customer beforehand, he will only discover that after receiving it. Now my question is whether selling an item which is not shown to a customer but is outlined in our contract terms of services; that a customer might get something.. More

  • Impermissible to play gambling games, even with worthless points

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. So there is this website called Dadice that gives you a free amount of points, say 2,000, and you start gambling with it (you pick a number, if it is correct, then you win, if not, then you lose your initial bet). The rule is that if you can get 10,000 points, you can withdraw the money. If you lose.. More

  • Giving virtual salaries to players in an electronic football game

    assalamu 'alaikumI asked a two q's earlier regarding a computer game of football. My q [292030] was answered al'hamduliLLAH & jazak-Allohu khoira but I did not get the answer to this part of my q. Please clarify."is it allowed to give salary [electronic money] to the football players after every match and after every month and if it is not then.. More

  • Ruling on taking a fee for predicting sports results

    Assalam o Alaikum I watch football mainly Real Madrid matches. It is a football club. After watching matches of real madrid for a while now I have developed kind of sixth sense and some kind of football understanding by which I can make a calculated prediction (usually 60-70% right) about what will be the score after the match end i.e 3-1 or 4-0 etc... More