Home | Fatwa | Business | Roll up the rim coffees?

Roll up the rim coffees?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Abbas (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said to one Sahabi, “You have two qualities that Allah loves, tolerance and composure”. (Sahih Muslim, Hadith #: 25)

____________________________________________________

Question and Answer:

Q. Here in Canada we have Roll up the rim coffees whereby when you buy a coffee, when you roll up the rim, it may or may not give you a free coffee. Isn’t this tantamount to gambling?

 

(Query published as received)

 

A. Since you are receiving something specific in lieu of your money (the cup of coffee) and the intention is generally to purchase the cup of coffee regardless of winning an extra cup or not, it will be permissible. If after rolling up the rim you discover that you’ve won an additional cup of coffee, the coffee will be permissible.

 

 

 

And Allah Knows Best

 

 

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

 

 

Fatwa Department
Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)

Council of Muslim Theologians

Check Also

A Tree in Jannah for Each Time we say ‘SUBHANALLAH’

Question Please verify the authenticity of the Hadith that says if you say Subhanallah, a tree is planted for …

The Date of Mi’raj

Question Is there any conclusive evidence to suggest that the 27th night of Rajab is …