GameLink.com Kicks Off 2017 Porn Star Madness Tournament

LOS ANGELES— on Thursday launched its 2017 Porn Star Madness tournament. The promotion features college basketball-style brackets, pitting porn stars against one another for a $500 grand prize and the chance to earn the title of world’s top porn star.

This year, reigning champion Casey Calvert will go for her second straight crown, despite a field that includes 2017 AVN Female Performer of the Year Adriana Chechik and 2016 AVN Best New Starlet Abella Danger.

Pornstar Madness runs from March 16 to April 1, with 16 starlets. During four unique rounds, performers receiving the most fan votes advance until there is only one remaining. To vote and learn more about Porn Star Madness, .

“Each year we get more and more fans excited about Porn Star Madness so we expect this to be our biggest contest yet!” said Jeff Dillon, president of business development for eLine, which is providing management services for GameLink.com. “With so many top porn stars participating, we’ll see a lot of voting going on by the time voting ends on April 1st! So we encourage everyone to join us and vote!”

Thousands of fans are expected to vote on GameLink.com as adult stars encourage their fans on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to vote.

The 2017 Porn Star Madness voting pairings are:

Brooklyn Chase vs. Nikki Delano

Cherie Deville vs. Karen Fisher

AJ Applegate vs. Dani Daniels

Elsa Jean vs. Jessa Rhodes

Abella Danger vs. August Ames

Adriana Chechik vs. Asa Akira

Casey Calvert vs. Aidra Fox

Riley Reid vs. Sara Luvv

Round 1 of the Porn Star Madness tournament begins March 16, followed by Round 2 on March 20, Round 3 on March 24, and Round 4 on March 28. Voting ends April 1. Voting results will be announced on April 3.

“We will be seeing a lot of tweeting, a lot of snap-chatting and tons of postings by these performers on Facebook, Instagram and others as they rally their fans to vote in this exciting competition,” Dillon said.