#1 | Fatima Moreira de Melo wins Dutch ‘Survivor’

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In celebration of Vanessa Rousso qualifying for CBS’ ‘Big Brother’ finale, we take a look at the numbers behind other poker players who have competed on reality tv/game shows – Go get ’em Vanessa!

We told you earlier about JRB’s failed attempt at winning ‘Survivor: China’, well, one poker player was able to pickup the Survivor title! Dutch Olympic gold medal winner turned star poker pro Fatima Moreira de Melo won Expeditie Robinson 2012, the Netherlands version of the hit US television program.

Fellow poker players Christophe and Matthias De Meulder were also part of the journey.

Top 5 | Expeditie Robinson 2012
1st: Fatima Moreira de Melo (NED)
2nd: Peggy Vrijens (NED)
3rd: Fajah Lourens (NED)
4th: Christophe De Meulder (BEL)
5th: Gene Thomas (BEL)

*Photo credit: Jules Pochy, Global Poker Index