The company was founded in the year to develop software for a poker site, which is now owned and used by PokerStars. Since then Amaya Software has. PokerStars owner Amaya Inc. is renaming itself The Stars Group Inc. and relocating to Toronto, part of Chief Executive Officer Rafi Ashkenazi's. Amaya Inc is a Canadian gaming and online gambling company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol TSX: AYA) and headquartered in suburban Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In June , Amaya agreed to buy the parent company of PokerStars and.