Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) has several properties in Las Vegas, Nevada, which it owns or manages. The following list of selected property-related data is taken from CEC’s 2014 Form 10-K, Item 2, pages 31-32.
Calculate a cost activity pool rate for each of the following pools. Use an activity measure for the denominator from the above table. Justify your choice of the cost driver for each of the cost pools. Please note that there may not be just one correct answer for one or more of these cost pools.