AGA, congressional members seek Trump’s help in reversing gaming’s omission from $349B in forgivable loans

After being ignored by the Small Business Administration over concerns that small gaming companies were precluded from sharing in $349 billion in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans, the American Gaming Association Wednesday took the matter up the chain to the White House. In a letter to President Donald Trump, AGA CEO Bill Miller said the interim regulatory guidelines issued last week by the SBA to help small companies recover from shutdowns due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, “discriminates against these mainstream businesses and, more importantly, the hundreds of thousands of employees who rely on gaming for their livelihood.”

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