## Lottery Pool Template

### Lottery Pool Template – Excel

A buddy of mine is looking to start some sort of lottery pool at his place of work. I told him he should use excel to keep track of everyone’s numbers so he doesn’t have to spend 24 hours looking through the number himself. He doesn’t know much about computers so I told him that I would set him up with a template he can use to fill in everyone’s names and numbers. I’m great with computers, but I have 0 experience with excel. I’ve always had excel but never bothered to open it, as I have never needed it before. I can’t seem to find any templates that will accomplish what he is trying to do and since I don’t use excel I can’t figure out how to make one. Any how-tos would be greatly appreciated.

The layout seems fairly simple. Everyone’s names on the left, and the 10 numbers they pick on the right. The main question I have is, how do you input the 6 numbers that get drawn in the lottery and have excel search and blank out all the inputted numbers as to keep track of who has the most. And how do you have excel re-arrange the players so that the person with the most amount of numbers hit is all the way on the top?

I know that these kinds of posts can be very annoying to most people and I may have broke a few hundred forum rules, and for that I apologize.

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