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Short-sellers lost $818 mln on Gamestop bets on Wednesday - Ortex

LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Short-sellers are estimated to have lost $818 million on Wednesday from their bearish bets on videogame maker Gamestop, data from financial analytics firm Ortex showed.

GameStop’s shares shot up higher again on Thursday a day after doubling in value, sparking a fresh retail trading frenzy in the stock that had been at the center of a historic short squeeze in January. (Reporting by Thyagaraju Adinarayan; editing by Sujata Rao)

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