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Loser donates to charity

Fatwaa ID: 296

Question:
Is it permissible to have challenges between friends where the loser donates money to charity? Or does that count as betting?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

The above will be permissible. It will not count as gambling.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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