Why Professional Gamers Are Getting Loans From the Government

In case you've been at a wildlife retreat without your phone since late February: the economy is in the shitter. To say that the United States government has tried to offset these issues would be a generous description but one of the more visible and robust examples of that effort is the Paycheck Protection Program, colloquially referred to as PPP Loans. PPP Loans are meant to ensure that businesses can continue to pay their employees even if they're losing money, and many different kinds of businesses applied for and received them—including some esports organizations.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/v7gzdd/why-professional-gamers-are-getting-loans-from-the-government