money won through lottery , prize bonds or similiar schemes is halal or haram?

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Question

I want to ask a simple question. any money won through lottery , prize bonds or similiar schemes is halal or haram?

Answer

Muhtaram / Muhtaramah

In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.

Lottery is haram. Any money won through a lottery is haram. In order for us to issue a ruling prize bonds schemes, kindly explain the rules of the scheme.

And Allah knows best
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Madrasah Inaa’miyyah

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