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Chip Chirimbes - Handicapper Profile
**Note - if Chip releases a play you'll find it HERE
Paul ‘Chip’ Chirimbes appeared ’live’ weekly for CNN/SI for six years over
300 appearances from 1995-2001 as Las Vegas’ expert voice for weekend events
where he handled viewer questions and gave his analysis. He currently can be
seen during the football season on Winning Edge which airs on Discovery Channel
network during the NFL season. He appeared from September 1987- December 2006 on
USA’s Proline. As one of the foremost experts in sports, Chip has been quoted in
many national publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times,
USA TODAY and countless others.
For eight years Chip hosted his own nationally syndicated sports television show, "The 'A' Play Sports Handicapping Show." In 1978 Chip created a first of its kind ‘live’ sports handicapping television show, The A-Play Sports Handicapping Show out of New York City, where the viewers could ‘call-in’ and interact with Chip and his guest handicappers.
Chip has appeared as an expert analyst on Yahoo's "Ahead of the Game," the Nation's only live streaming interactive sports show on the web! Chip is known as the "Big Play Handicapper," earning that name by his ability to consistently win his biggest plays!!!
Chip is a New York University graduate with a Masters Degree was educated at the University of Kyoto in Japan, Uppsala University in Sweden and Copenhagen University in Denmark. A high school teacher, he was a head Baseball and assistant football coach as well as a certified NCAA Basketball official. After, eight years of teaching and coaching Chipper created his professional sports service called The A-Play.
Chip has hosted and produced a number of successful Radio and Television programs since 1982, including ‘live’ shows from the Las Vegas Hilton, Stardust, Sunset Station, Bally’s, MGM and Imperial Palace.
Chip lets his records speak for themselves: 2000 Las Vegas Hilton March Mania Champion. 1999 4th place, 1997-6th place. 1996 First round winner 13-3 12-4 25-7 overall first round record. He was the 2001 Stardust Invitational NCAA Basketball Best Bet leader 8-2 80%.
Recent accomplishments with Vegasinsider.com include:
2007-08 NCAA BK Members +1,450 (#2 Overall)
2007-08 NFL Members +1,805 (#3 Overall)
2007 MLB Guarantees +1,284 (#1 Overall)
2006 MLB Members +1,711 (#1 Overall)
2005-06 NBA Money +1,988 (#1 Overall)
2005-06 NCAA BK Money +1,280 (#2 Overall)
2004-05 NCAA BK Money +2,680 (#1 Overall)
Here's what the Nation's media has had to say about Chip Chirimbes:
CNN/fn-"Sports handicapping is an art and Chipper is a man who understands that art. Now we can know what an expert thinks."
Gambling Times- Called Chip Chirimbes… “a class act and a true professional whose reputation for honesty and integrity precedes him.”
Show Business Magazine- "Chip Chirimbes blends his gambling intuition with a thorough knowledge of sports, the result is the most informative sports show on television."
Dan Rather, CBS Evening News- "Sports expert Chip Chirimbes won 73% of his Best Bets and 62% overall in the pro's, putting him at the top among established handicappers."
New York Times-"Chipper Chirimbes is 'The Handicapper' who provides winning insights into major sporting events."
Wall Street Journal- "...the professional handicapper in Las Vegas who’s most confident picks are labeled 'Blue Chip' specials."
Fox Sports Network- ‘Chip Chirimbes is one of the Nation’s leading football handicappers year-in & year-out he’s the ‘most consistent’ of the respected Vegas Players.
Chips plays can be found