19 days since last hit!
(48th longest Dry Spell)

Current Game: 2018
Game Days
Played: 198 / Remaining: 167

About the KDP
Kaufman's Dead Pool is a by-invitation-only dead pool. We are currently in our 21st year of play. The KDP was created and maintained by Gene Kaufman.

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Recent Deaths
Date Celeb # Hits
6/28Harlan EllisonSolo: Natalie Tyler-04
6/27Joe Jackson (Jackson 5 dad)2
6/6Jerry MarenSolo: Aunti Di
of celebs DEAD

Game News


The City On The Edge of No More Tomorrows

Science Fiction Grand Master Harlan Ellison has died at 84, bringing an end to Natalie Tyler's seven year solo vigil as her Old Writers Never Die.... List becomes the first list to get a THIRD hit this year.

Congratulations, Natalie!


Joe Jackson dead

Jackson 5 patriarch Joe Jackson has died at 89, and 2 players picked up the hit: Kelly Keegan's List 2 gets his third hit of the year, moving up to 3rd place. In addition, Shelley Brown's List 3 got her first hit of the game.

Congratulations, Kelly and Shelley!

News Archive

Recent Site News
10/2/2013 - Added a new chart showing how long it's been since we've had a Dry Spell longer than the current one to the Dry Spell page.

3/4/2013 - Cleaned up a few spots with missing data on the Profiles and Weighted Finish pages.

1/7/2013 - In the process of moving the game to a new host - hopefully things won't be TOO wonky!

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Important Game Dates to Note
12/25 Lists accepted
  Noon (ET) - No more new celebs accepted
  Midnight (ET) - No more lists accepted
  Midnight (ET) - Current Game ends.
01/01 New Game starts
02/01 Unpaid lists dropped from game