Advertising a Gambling company on website

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I have a question and will really appreciate you answer.
I own a website and quite often people ask me to advertise their products on my website by putting a banner link of the product.

Is it halal to put a banner ad of a gaming website like PartyPoker.com

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.

Answer

Gambling is unlawful and haram in Islam. Allah (SWA) in the Holy Qur’an has said, “O you who believe! Intoxicants, gambling, al-ansaab (stone altars for sacrifice to false gods), and al-azlaam (arrows for seeking luck or decision) are an abomination of Shaytaan’s handiwork. So avoid that in order that you may be successful.” (Surah Maaidah v.90)

With regards to your question it will not be permissible to advertise something which is unlawful and haram in Islam. Allah (SWA) says, “Help one another in righteousness and piety, but help you not one another in sin and transgression.” (Surah Maaidah v.2)

Only Allah Knows Best

Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham.

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