in the chips

in the chips

Fig. wealthy; having lots of money. (Having lots of gambling chips.) I'm in the chips this month. Let's go squander it. If I were in the chips, I'd buy a Rolls Royce.
See also: chip

in the chips

mod. wealthy; with lots of money. I’m in the chips this month. Let’s go squander it.
See also: chip
References in classic literature ?
At such a time it is sound judgment to put on a bold face and play your hand for a hundred times what it is worth; forty-nine times out of fifty nobody dares to "call," and you rake in the chips.