US gambling stocks slide after Covid-19 outbreak among MLB players

Positive tests raise prospect of baseball’s abbreviated 2020 season being postponed just days after it began

Shares in leading listed US gambling companies have fallen after more than a dozen players and coaches for MLB side the Miami Marlins were reported to have tested positive for Covid-19. DraftKings stock tumbled by 6.5%, while Penn National Gaming shed 5.5% and MGM Resorts saw its shares decline by 5.3%. Wynn Resorts and Las…

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