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01-14-2008, 01:51 PM
Is lottery considered haraam in Islam?

Can a muslim start a lottery business?

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01-14-2008, 01:52 PM
Yes, participating in the lottery is considered gambling, so it is haram.

The sale of something haram is haram, so starting a lottery business would also be haram.

01-14-2008, 01:59 PM

^^ Pretty much what I was going to say.

Also check this out: Islamic Ruling on Lottery

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