3 days since last hit!
(65th longest Dry Spell)

Current Game: 2019
Game Days
Played: 200 / Remaining: 165

About the KDP
Kaufman's Dead Pool is a by-invitation-only dead pool. We are currently in our 22nd year of play. The KDP was created and maintained by Gene Kaufman.

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Recent Deaths
Date Celeb # Hits
7/16John Paul Stevens4
7/9H. Ross PerotSolo: Natalie Tyler-12
7/9Rip TornSolo: Natalie Tyler-22
of celebs DEAD

Game News


Off the bench, permanently!

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at 99, and 4 players picked him, including Brave Sir Robin, who gets his 4th hit of the year and moves into the lead.

Toe Tag grabs his 3rd hit, Shelley Brown's List 2 picks up her second, while Natalie Tyler's Diet of Worms List makes the board on her first hit with this list.

Congratulations, all!

Blurb Credit: John Downey



Actor Rip Torn has died at 88, and Natalie Tyler's From the Gut List picks up her second hit of the year, moving up to 11th place.

Congrats, Natalie!

Blurb Credit: Mike Spinney


That Giant Sucking Sound is Coming from the Grave

Billionaire and Presidential candidate H. Ross Perot has died at 89, ending Natalie Tyler's Mixed Nuts and Toxic Molds List's 7-year solo vigil. This is her list's 3rd hit of the year, and she moves up to 6th place

Congratulations, Natalie!

Blurb Credit: Mike Spinney

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