Islam has strictly prohibited all the activities that are did not give any benefits or get the profits from a wrong or illegal ways. It also waste peoples’ time, energy, money and make others in trouble and difficulties. The activities are like riba, fraud, gambling, gharar, sell goods that are no use and others. All of the activities are against by Shariah but in our country, there are many cases of these activities. People do not take care about halal and haram of the things that they do. They just want money in a fast way. Muslims especially should control these problems from the continued widespread so that all of the transactions that we do are not contrary with the objectives of Shariah.
According to Macmillan English Dictionary (2007), gambling means an activity in which you risk money in the hope of winning more money if you are lucky or if you guess something correctly. It also defined that gambling is a situation in which you take a risk on something that can give you important benefits. It is the transaction that is based on one party’s gain and another’s loss or if the transaction is obscure. According to Walker, M. in The Psychology of Gambling (1992), it stated that gambling is being legalised throughout the world. When a community decides to legalise some form of gambling, they decide in favour of the benefits over the costs. The benefits usually consist of increased revenue to government and increased control over criminal activity associated with illegal gambling (p.1). It is contradicted from Islamic perspective. In Islam, gambling has categorically and firmly prohibited so that the human society is saved from its ill-effects and harms. According to Sheikh Ahmad Kutty in islamawareness.net (2002), gambling is haram because of the element of gharar (uncertainty) in it, which deprives some people while granting it to others. In Kitab Al-Buyu’ which is the book of transactions, gambling means “getting something too easily” and “getting profit without working for it”. The literal meaning of the term explains the principle on account of which gambling is prohibited in Islam. Any monetary gain which gets too easily where one does not have to work for it is unlawful.
There are three elements of gambling.
The characteristics of gambling are it is accompanied by two or more players to let them keep producing property whether movable betting continues submitted or promised to be delivered. Second is, in this transaction, to enable a person to obtain another person's property he needs to put his property on two probabilities (risk), whether a profit or loss. He will make a profit when they win because reaping all bets other participants or suffer losses because losing a bet issued.
1.2.1 Definition of Gambling
Gambling, according to Oxford Dictionary Online defined gambling as a play game of chances for money; bet or take risky action in the hope of a desired result. The Islamic Ideology Council has quoted the definition of gambling (al-qimar) from the book, “Al-Iqtasad ul Islam”, as that al-qimar is a contract under which the parties agree with each other that one of the parties would pay to other a certain sum upon the happening of a certain sum upon the happening of a certain event (as cited in Rizwan Ahmed Farid, 2010). The Council of Islamic Ideology defines:
“Briefly, qimar/maisir means every form of gain of money the acquisition of which depends purely on luck and chance and as opposed to others equally eligible, one man may acquire income as a result of lottery, draw or as a result purely of any other chance. Gambling, wagering and all of the games of chance are included in ‘qimar‘.”
Al-Qal’aji defined al-qimar as every game that required that the winner will scoop (betting) from the losing (as cited in M. Nazri Chik, 2011). Ibnu Al-Manzur states that “qamara” is the same with “rahana” and in one of the meanings...
...Why Gambling Should be Illegal
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Did you know that 40% of all problem gamblers started gambling before they were seventeen? Or that problem gambling causes the most suicides out of all the recognized addictions? Even with these facts, the most startling truth is that not one federal dollar, out of the billions collected in gambling taxes, has been spent to treat or help problem gamblers. Gambling is the activity or practice of playing at a game of chance for money or other stakes. Activities that are considered gambling are sports and race bets, lotteries, games like blackjack and poker, and casino games like slots and roulette. Bingo and raffles are technically gambling, but there are no major concerns about them, so they are not included here. Gambling has been legalized by many states, but just because it is does not make it right. Even though gambling is legal, it should not be because of its harmful economic, governmental, and social effects.
There are many detrimental economic effects of gambling, but there are two major ones: it siphons money from other industries, and states attempt to use lotteries to boost income. Gambling takes money from consumers that would otherwise be spent in...
“The best throw at dice, is to throw them away” - (Mark Twain) Gambling can be defined as any behavior involving the risk of losing money or valuables on an outcome of a game, contest, or event. Statistics show that about 94 percent of Americans have gambled at least once in their lifetime. 85 percent have bought lottery tickets, 79 percent have played at a slot machine, 50 percent have bet on horse races, 47 percent have gambled with playing cards, and 30 percent have bet on sports. The amount of money that Americans spend on gambling has risen about 3000 percent in the past 20 years. States open more and more casinos every year so they can increase revenue. They must be taking a lot of money out of our pockets otherwise they wouldn’t be opening more. Therefore, people should not continue to gamble because it can cause a lot of problems.
One reason why people should not gamble is because it can and probably will lead to addiction. People continue to gamble even though they know that the odds of winning are against them. So why do they continue? New research at The University Of Cambridge shows that when people fall short of winning at the casino, their brain triggers the same feeling as a person that just got a dose of cocaine. Instead of feeling negative thatIs College A Bad Investment?
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...BAN OF GAMBLINGGambling is the betting of money on an outcome that is wholly or largely random. It includes things like bingo, roulette, raffles, lotteries, scratch-cards and slot machines. Some definitions of gambling would not include activities like betting on horse racing – as this arguably involves a large element of knowledge and skill to predict what is likely to happen. Card games are a grey area. Some card games, such as poker, have a considerable element of skill. It is therefore arguable that they should not be considered gambling. Other card games are largely a matter of luck. The precise legal definition of gambling varies from country to country.
Most countries regulate gambling but there are still a few who do not, such as Costa Rica, who do not regulate the offshore licenses for gambling that they provide. For states such as the UK and Gibraltar who do regulate gambling, it is often necessary to have a license to run a lottery or a casino. There is also usually a minimum age for gambling. Gambling is illegal in some jurisdictions, including several states of the USA, most regions of Russia and many Islamic countries. In contrast, some governments try to use gambling as a force for good. Many states run lotteries the profits are used to pay for public services. Charities and nonprofit organizations...
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1. Glimpses of the 2012
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3. 3R's - Reduce, Refuse and Recycle
New Delhi: The year 2012 was full of numerous major events in the fields of politics, business, cinema and sports which shaped the outgoing year and grabbed a lot of public attention.
At home, we saw many important happenings like UPA’s trouble shooter Pranab Mukherjee’s election as thePresident of the Indian Republic, surfacing of a string of scams dealing severe blow to the credibility of the UPA dispensation at the Centre, intense bickering within BJP with demand to remove incumbent party chief Nitin Gadkari and demise of several veteran personalities from all fields of public interests. Demise of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray and former Prime Minister IK Gujral marked the end of an era in Indian politics whereas passing away of legendary film actors like- Rajesh Khanna, Dara Singh and renowned film maker Yash Chopra left the showbiz shocked.
Let us take a glance at the events which took place in the outgoing leap year of 2012:
19 January: Suresh Kalmadi, who was behind bars and facing trial for irregularities in organising 2010 Commonwealth Games, was granted bail by Delhi High Court.
February 2: The Supreme Court cancelled 122 2G spectrum licences allotted to the telecom companies during DMK leader A Raja’s stint as Union Minister for Telecom. The Apex Court also granted bail to A Raja, an accused in the 2G scam and lodged in a...
...Should Gambling Be Legalized?
Over the past twenty or so years, great wealth and improved economic and
social conditions have been promised to the communities that have embraced
legalized gambling. However, with twenty years of experience it is time to
look back and analyze whether this is true or not.
It could easily be said that gambling is as American as apple pie.
Gambling has shaped American history since its beginning. Lotteries were used
by The First Continental Congress to help finance the Revolutionary war. Many
of our founding fathers, such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and George
Washington, have sponsored private lotteries. It has been said that "Our
founding fathers were just numbers guys in wigs" At one time baseball would
have seemed to be the American pastime. This is not so now. In recent years,
the attendance at casinos has nearly doubled the attendance at all major league
baseball games, with close to 130 million people visiting casinos every year.1
With so much money at stake, the average gambler does not stand a chance
against this big business. The casinos go to every length to analyze what makes
a gambler bet, stay longer, and loose as much money as possible.
Gamblers who come to casinos with the intention of winning money are
habitually disappointed. As casino crime lord, Meyer Lansky's universal
gambling truth states; "Gamblers never win, the house...
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Should N.Y Legalize Casino Gambling?
New York should legalize casino gambling in it municipal. Casino is a facility where people go to have fun and earn money. The industry that is responsible for the casino is the gaming industry, Casinos are most commonly built near or combined with hotels, restaurants, retail shopping, cruise ships or other tourist attractions site. Casinos are mostly brighten and decorated with lights of colors because it has to attract people to it. Casinos have gaming like poker, craps, black jack, slots, roulettes, pai gow poker, and keno, wheel of fortune, baccarats and bingo. The most popular off it is the poker and the slots.. The most popular place known for casino gambling is Las Vegas which has some of the famous and big casinos like the MGM Grand and The Bellagio. Casinos earn more
Casinos is one of the biggest source of revenue for states that have legalized. Some of the states that Nevada, New Jersey, Las Vegas, Iowa etc. States that have legalized casino gambling generate high revenue from it. Gambling has become a $40 billion dollar a year industry in the United States. Much percentage of people who visit cities or states which have legalized casino gambling’s gamble. States like Mississippi generate revenue of $609 Million to the state, New Jersey $296 million, Nevada $556 Million and Connecticut $200 million. Even at the year of 1996 29.6...
Legalize Gambling in California
People don’t like gambling until they win, and people love money. The government doesn’t like gambling, unless they can tax it. People think of gambling and automatically like a trained gambler think of Las Vegas or Atlantic City. Gambling has been in America’s blood since before we were a country. All thirteen original colonies established lotteries to raise revenue. 48 states today that have legalized some form of gambling and have made billions of dollars. 43% of Nevada’s general fund is fed by gaming-tax revenue, which means casinos pump in $9 billion dollars of revenue annually for the statei. California is no stranger to gambling, the Gold Rush set off a gambling boom in San Francisco where it replaced New Orleans as the center for gambling in the United States at that time. California must legalize gambling to raise revenue for its state deficit and to put that money back into its communities. California has always set new standards and exceeds expectations with its impractical views, but gambling has been left in gold dust. With billions of dollars to be made for the state, legalizing gambling in California and taxing it seems to...
...game operated by computer circuitry. The machines, or "platforms," on which electronic games are played include general-purpose shared and personal computers, arcade consoles, video consoles connected to home television sets, and handheld game machines. The term video game can be used to represent the totality of these formats, or it can refer more specifically only to games played on devices with video displays: television and arcade consoles
Forms of online gambling
The Internet has made way for new types of gambling to form online. The recent improvements in technology have once again changed betting habits just as Video Lottery Terminal, keno and Scratchcards changed the gambling industry in the early 20th century.
Internet gambling has become one of the most popular and lucrative business present on the Internet. In 2007 the gambling commission stated that the gambling industry achieved a turnover of over £84 billion according to the UK Gambling Commission. This is partly due to the wide range of gambling options that are available to facilitate many different types of people.
Main article: Online poker
Online poker tables commonly offer Texas hold 'em, Omaha, Seven-card stud, razz, HORSE and other game types in both tournament and ring game structures. Players play against each other rather than the "house", with the card room...