by: Mort Serrell • 0
LottoPick picks lottery numbers for you or you can enter your own numbers for any pick position or all positions including the money ball, and lets you to exclude unlucky or unwanted numbers, then saves your picks by drawing date. When the drawing is announced, you enter the winning numbers and LottoPick will check all your picks for that drawing date, display the tickets that have winning numbers and indicate the match positions and number of matches.
LottoPick lets you enter a drawing date or use the up / down buttons to select the drawing date starting from today. You can enter the number of picks from 1 to 6, and the pick number ranges from 1 to 99. If you don’t enter the number of picks or the pick ranges, the defaults shown as hints 6, 59, and 39 will be used - these are set for the Powerball© lottery – 5 balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 59, and the sixth Power ball is drawn from balls numbered 1 through 39 on Wednesdays and Saturdays. For the Mega Millions© lottery – 5 balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 56, and the sixth Mega ball is drawn from balls numbered 1 through 46 on Tuesdays and Fridays. If you have numbers that you wish to exclude from your picks, enter them in the Excluded Numbers boxes. Tapping the Pick button generates a number for each pick position from 1 to the number ranges shown. If numbers have been entered in the Excluded Numbers boxes, these numbers will be excluded from those generated for the Lotto Numbers and Money Ball positions. If you wish to change any of the numbers generated, enter a new number in those positions. You can also enter your own picks instead of having them generated for you. Save the picks by tapping the Save Picks button. The picks will be saved with the drawing date indicated in the Drawing On box and the Lotto Numbers and Money Ball entries cleared for the next entry. Tapping the Show Picks button will display a scrollable list of the picks you have saved for each Drawing On date. If you want to remove a saved pick from the list, select it in from the list displayed and it will be removed.
To remove all saved picks for a given date from the saved picks list, enter the date in the Drawing On box and tap the Clear for button. An alert window will open to allow you to confirm the clear action or cancel it. If you select Yes, the saved picks for the displayed Drawing On date will be removed from the saved picks list. The Drawing On date, number of picks, and range entries will also be cleared. If you select Cancel no action will be taken.
To check for winners in your saved picks list, set the Drawing On date; enter the winning ticket numbers drawn for that date in the Lotto Numbers and Money Ball boxes; and tap Check for Winners button. The winning saved picks will be displayed one-at-a-time, with winner number and total number of saved picks with winning numbers, while showing the saved picks with each matched pick number indicated by an asterisk (*) following the pick number, and the total number of pick number Matches plus one if the Money Ball pick matched. Use the Next and Previous buttons to scroll through the list of winning saved picks. If there are no matches to any of the saved picks for the indicated drawing date the Winner box will be blank and the number of winners’ box will display a zero. All saved picks with matches will be shown; however for the pick 6 lotteries, match totals of 1 + 0, and 2 + 0 are not usually considered winners, while mach totals of 0 +1, 1 + 1, 2 + 1, 3 + 0, 3 +1, 4 + 0, 4 +1, 5 +0, and of course the jackpot 5 +1 are winners.
Tapping the Clear button a below the Matches box clears the Excluded Numbers boxes, the Lotto Numbers and Money Ball boxes, and all of the displayed winner information.
If no entry is made for the Drawing On date, no date will be saved with the saved picks and the Drawing On data must be blank.